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Title Citizenship and identity in a multinational commonwealth : Poland-Lithuania in context, 1550-1772 / edited by Karin Friedrich and Barbara M. Pendzich
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 307 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in Central European histories, 1547-1217 ; v. 46
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 46
Contents Monarch, citizens, and the law under Stefan Batory : the legal reform of 1578 / Felicia Roșu -- Citizenship in the periphery : royal Prussia and the Union of Lublin 1569 / Karin Friedrich -- The practice of citizenship among the Lithuanian nobility, ca. 1580-1630 / Artūras Vasiliauskas -- Civic resilience and cohesion in the face of Muscovite occupation / Barbara M. Pendzich -- Identity formation in the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth / Gershon David Hundert -- Khmelnytsky's shadow : the confessional legacy / Barbara Skinner -- Commonwealth of all faiths : republican myth and the Italian diaspora in sixteenth-century Poland-Lithuania / Joanna Kostylo -- 'County republicans' and the concept of active citizenship in sixteenth-century Poland and France / James B. Collins -- The hidden commonwealth : Poland-Lithuania and Scottish political discourse in the seventeenth century / Allan Macinnes -- Freedom, state and "national unity" in Lord Acton's thought / Krzysztof Łazarski
Summary "This volume seeks to address the doubts harboured by the West about the ability of East Central European states to build modern democracies and tolerant societies after the expansion of the European Union eastwards."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-299) and index
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Subject Citizenship -- Poland -- History.
Group identity -- Poland -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Friedrich, Karin, 1963-
Pendzich, Barbara M.
ISBN 9047442334 (electronic bk.)
9789047442332 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)