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A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

W. H. Zawadzki

Abstract

This is a study of the extraordinary political career of Prince Adam Czartoryski, a Polish patriot who rose to become foreign minister of the Russian Empire under Tsar Alexander I. A controversial figure in both Poland and Russia, he played a leading role in the struggle against Napoleon and was instrumental in the establishment of a Polish state at the Congress of Vienna. This book, based on in-depth research, explores the personal, political, ideological, and economic bases of Czartoryski's long association with Russia. It assesses his role in international relations during the Napoleonic er ... More

Keywords: Prince Adam Czartoryski, Poland, Russia, Tsar Alexander I, Napoleon, Congress of Vienna, imperialism, nationalism, liberal constitutionalism, Pan-Slavism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198203032
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

W. H. Zawadzki, author
Abingdon School

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