By Henryk Glębocki

This booklet units out to provide the Polish-Russian clash the way in which the elite of Russian society observed it. certainly one of its leader study issues is the interplay among Russian public opinion, the coverage the Empire pursued on its uncompliant topics, and the influence the Polish clash had at the evolution of Russian political rules and pursuits. an important factor it addresses is the response of Russian society, its diversified political factions and social and philosophical traits and their courting to the Polish nationwide move, and the impact of the Polish query on their evolution. examine in different documents and manuscript collections in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, performed a basic position within the paintings for this book.

This e-book was once initially released in Polish as Fatalna sprawa: Kwestia polska w rosyjskiej mysli politycznej (Kraków: Arcana, 2000). It used to be presented the Klio Prize, a prestigious Polish award for the simplest monograph on a old topic. This English translation is an abridged model (about 0.33 of the book's unique size).

Henryk Glebocki is a historian focusing on japanese Europe and the Russian Empire, and holds an affiliate professorship on the Jagiellonian collage, Kraków. He has authored and co-authored numerous books at the background of primary and jap Europe, together with "Diabel Asmodeusz" w niebieskich binoklach i kraj przyszlosci. Hr. Adam Gurowski i Rosja, on count number Adam Gurowski, a Polish radical insurrectionary of 1863 who later became pro-Russian (Kraków: Arcana, 2012); Kresy Imperium. Szkice i materialy do dziejów polityki Rosji wobec jej peryferii (XVIII – XXI wiek), at the peripheries of the Russian Empire from the 18th to twenty first century, (Kraków: Arcana, 2006); The Underground, in highway to Independence – team spirit 1980-2005 (Warszawa: Volumen and K.K. NSZZ Solidarnosc, 2005); and Policja tajna przy robocie. Z dziejów panstwa policyjnego PRL, a booklet at the mystery police within the Polish People's Republic (Kraków: Arcana 2005)

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