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Author Plach, Eva, 1969-

Title The clash of moral nations : cultural politics in Piłsudski's Poland, 1926-1935 / Eva Plach
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 262 pages)
Series Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series
Ohio University Press Polish and Polish-American studies series.
Contents Poland's postwar moral panic -- Poland writes to Piłsudski -- Building the army of moral action -- Women's activism during the sanacja period -- The play-boy in the sanacja nation -- Assessing the spring of miracles
Summary The May 1926 coup d'état in Poland inaugurated what has become known as the period of sanacja or "cleansing." The event has been explored in terms of the impact that it had on state structures and political styles. But for both supporters and opponents of the post-May regime, the sanacja was a catalyst for debate about Polish national identity, about citizenship and responsibility to the nation, and about postwar sexual morality and modern gender identities. The Clash of Moral Nations is a study of the political culture of interwar Poland, as reflected in and by the coup. Eva Plach shifts th
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-256) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Piłsudski, Józef, 1867-1935.
Political culture -- Poland.
Politics and culture -- Poland.
Poland -- Intellectual life -- 1918-1945.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006045334
ISBN 0821442112 (electronic bk.)
9780821442111 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)