Rewolucja (Hardcover)

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The revolution of 1905 in the Russian-ruled Kingdom of Poland marked the consolidation of major new influences on the political scene. As he examines the emergence of a mass political culture in Poland, Robert E. Blobaum offers the first history in any Western language of this watershed period. Drawing on extensive archival research to explore the history of Poland's revolutionary upheavals, Blobaum departs from traditional interpretations of these events as peripheral to an essentially Russian movement that reached a climax in the Russian Revolution of 1917. He demonstrates that, although Polish independence was not formally recognized until after World War I, the social and political conditions necessary for nationhood were established in the years around 1905.

About the Author

Robert Blobaum is Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at West Virginia University. He is the editor of Antisemitism and Its Opponents in Modern Poland, also from Cornell, and author of Feliks Dzierzynski and the SDKPiL: A Study of the Origins of Polish Communism.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780801430541
ISBN-10: 0801430542
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication Date: March 10th, 1995
Pages: 320
Language: English