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Author GrzeĊ›kowiak-Krwawicz, Anna.

Title Queen Liberty : the concept of freedom in the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth / by Anna Grzeskowiak-Krwawicz ; translated from Polish by Daniel J. Sax
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in Central European histories, 1547-1217 ; v. 56
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 56. 1547-1217
Contents The Polish Szlachta and Their State -- Golden Liberty : A Noble Privilege or Universal Idea? -- The Pillars of Freedom -- Freedom in Peril -- What Was Wrong with Polish Liberty? -- From Defending Liberty to Fighting for Liberty
Summary This book traces the history of an idea of freedom in political thought in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from its emergence following the Union of Lublin in 1569 to its collapse in 1795
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Liberty -- History.
Nobility -- Political activity -- Lithuania -- History.
Nobility -- Political activity -- Poland -- History.
Political culture -- Lithuania -- History.
Political culture -- Poland -- History.
Lithuania -- Intellectual life.
Lithuania -- Politics and government.
Poland -- Intellectual life.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1572-1763.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012022620
ISBN 9004231226 (electronic bk.)
9789004231221 (electronic bk.)