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Author Butterwick-Pawlikowski, Richard, 1968-

Title Poland's last king and English culture : Stanislaw August Poniatowski, 1732-1798 / Richard Butterwick
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 376 pages) : illustrations, 1 genealogical table, 1 plan, portraits
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary The attempt by Stanislaw August Poniatowski (1764-95) 'to create anew the Polish world' was one of the most audacious enterprises of reform undertaken in the 18th century. With new perspectives on the successes and limitations of the Polish Enlightenment this book presents a dynamic interpretation of European culture in the eighteenth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Stanisław II August, King of Poland, 1732-1798.
Poland -- Civilization -- English influences.
Poland -- History -- Stanislaus II Augustus, 1764-1795.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191677441 ebook