A Disastrous Matter: The Polish Question in the Russian by Henryk Glębocki

By Henryk Glębocki

This e-book units out to offer the Polish-Russian clash the way in which the elite of Russian society observed it. one among its leader study issues is the interplay among Russian public opinion, the coverage the Empire pursued on its uncompliant matters, and the impression the Polish clash had at the evolution of Russian political principles and activities. a big factor it addresses is the response of Russian society, its diversified political factions and social and philosophical developments and their dating to the Polish nationwide circulation, and the impression of the Polish query on their evolution. study in several data and manuscript collections in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, performed a basic position within the paintings for this book.

This publication was once initially released in Polish as Fatalna sprawa: Kwestia polska w rosyjskiej mysli politycznej (Kraków: Arcana, 2000). It was once presented the Klio Prize, a prestigious Polish award for the easiest monograph on a historic topic. This English translation is an abridged model (about third 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 college, Kraków. He has authored and co-authored a number of books at the heritage of principal and japanese 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 grew to become 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 street to Independence – unity 1980-2005 (Warszawa: Volumen and K.K. NSZZ Solidarnosc, 2005); and Policja tajna przy robocie. Z dziejów panstwa policyjnego PRL, a ebook at the mystery police within the Polish People's Republic (Kraków: Arcana 2005)

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