Constitution and Reform in Eighteenth-century Poland: The Constitution of 3 May 1791
Indiana University Press, 1997 - History - 562 pages
Spanning a number of disciplines and perspectives, the twenty-two chapters in this book were commissioned from scholars from Poland, the United States, England, and Germany. In addition to its focus on the Constitution of 3 May 1791 and the Polish movement for political reform, the book documents the history of Polish parliamentarism and the connection between the American, Polish, and French ideas of a democratic state at the end of the eighteenth century. The volume is enriched by hundreds of contemporary engravings, maps, and other illustrations.
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