Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A Man of HonourAdam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

W. H. Zawadzki

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198203032

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 07 December 2019

Epilogue

Epilogue

Chapter:
(p.322) Epilogue
Source:
A Man of Honour
Author(s):

W. H. ZAWADZKI

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0015

The reasons for Czartoryski's cooperation with Russia during the reign of Alexander I can be classified as personal, economic, political and ideological. Friendship with the Grand Duke and later Emperor Alexander, and the fact that he built much on this relationship is a personal reason. The vast Czartoryski estates in the ex-polish gubernii of the Russian Empire and his family's shaky finances had vested interest in the survival of the Russian connection. Of political calculations, the Russian possession of the eastern half of the old Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, the continued supremacy of Polish culture, provided a powerful and a convincing argument behind the Prince's early pro-Russian policies. The Prince's passionate commitment to the free development of all the nations of central and eastern Europe to the principle of representative government and to the rule of law between the states of Europe embodied values and ideals that have not lost any of their relevance in our own time.

Keywords:   Prince Adam Czartoryski, Alexander I, gubernii, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, representative government, Europe

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .