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The Role of Italian Jewry

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the role of Italian Jewry in ransoming Polish Jewish captives. In truth, the most important use for the pidyon shevuyim money as far as Italian Jewry was concerned had nothing to ... More


Transregional Contexts

Adam Teller

in Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691161747
eISBN:
9780691199863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161747.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines how the transregional aspects of the captive crisis gave it great significance for the Jewish world. The appearance on the slave markets of Istanbul of thousands of Jews, ... More


Sarmatia and England

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1744, Stanislaw Poniatowski the elder invited his compatriots to look at England which he said did not differ much in its laws and constitution from Poland. At first glance, the comparison was ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 10: Jews in Early Modern Poland

Gershon David Hundert (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774310
eISBN:
9781800340671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774310.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jewish society in Poland–Lithuania in the second half of the eighteenth century was by no means insular: Jews numbered about 750,000, and comprised about half the urban population of the country. The ... More


Norman Davies. Heart of Europe. A Short History of Poland. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1984. Pp. xxi, 511.

L. R. Lewitter

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Norman Davies's Heart of Europe (1984). The delicate subject of Polish–Jewish relations in history, not being strictly relevant to the main theme of Heart of Europe, receives ... More


Jacob Goldberg, editor. Jewish Privileges in the Polish Commonwealth. Charters of Rights Granted to Jewish Communities in Poland-Lithuania in the Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries, Critical Edition of Original Latin and Polish Documents with English Introductions and Notes. Jerusalem: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. 1985. Pp. xxvi, 477.

Gershon David Hundert

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Jewish Privileges in the Polish Commonwealth (1985), which was edited by Jacob Goldberg. Publication of this work is cause for celebration in the scholarly community because a ... More


Introduction

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Jewish population of Poland–Lithuania. During the years of its flourishing, it gave rise to a unique religious and secular culture in Hebrew and ... More


Conclusion

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter describes the history of the Jews since the beginning of the diaspora as that of a succession of autonomous centres. The centre that developed in Poland–Lithuania from the ... More


Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587

Felicia Roșu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198789376
eISBN:
9780191831218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789376.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This book examines the transformation of elective monarchy in Transylvania and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 1570s. It does so by focusing on the foundational and experimental character ... More


Some Basic Characteristics of the Jewish Experience in Poland

Gershon David Hundert

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the basic characteristics of the Jewish experience in Poland. For much of its history, the Polish-Jewish community was the largest in the world. It is generally asserted ... More


Kurbskii and the Historians

Daniel B. Rowland

in God, Tsar, and People: The Political Culture of Early Modern Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752094
eISBN:
9781501752117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752094.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter focuses on Prince Andrei Mikhailovich Kurbskii, who was descended from the princes of Yaroslavl´ and was remotely connected to the family of the Tsaritsa Anastasia. It covers Kurbskii's ... More


Introduction

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter briefly explores Jewish life and Polish nationhood within the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth up until the Second World War. The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was a dual ... More


The Polish–Lithuanian Background

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the emergence and rapid expansion of the Jewish community of Poland–Lithuania. By the middle of the seventeenth century, the Jewish community of Poland–Lithuania was the ... More


Social and Religious Change, 1750–1914

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details how the period between 1750 and 1914 saw significant urbanization in north-eastern Europe. In the towns of Warsaw, St Petersburg, Moscow, Lviv, Kraków, and Poznań, a new Jewish ... More


State Building and State

Boaz Atzili

in Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226031354
eISBN:
9780226031378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031378.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines case studies of weak states in a world of flexible borders—Brandenburg-Prussia, Argentina, and Poland-Lithuania, It first examines the weakness of Brandenburg-Prussia in 1640 ... More


Purposes of Early 19th-century Russian Imperial Cartography

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226744254
eISBN:
9780226744278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744278.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the European imperial agendas of Russian geospatial practices. It looks at how cartographers in European Russia territorialized former Poland–Lithuania within an expanded ... More


Between Vienna, St. Petersburg, and Warsaw: 1826–1832

Iryna Vushko

in The Politics of Cultural Retreat: Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207279
eISBN:
9780300213386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207279.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the key decisions made by Galician governor August von Lobkowitz within the contexts of Vienna's domestic stability, its political relations with the Russian Empire, and the ... More


Introduction

Iryna Vushko

in The Politics of Cultural Retreat: Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207279
eISBN:
9780300213386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207279.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter briefly traces the development of state-building, nationalism, and bureaucracy under the Habsburg monarchy in years 1772–1867, focusing on the province of Galicia. During ... More


Common Wealth, Common Good: The Politics of Virtue in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

Benedict Wagner-Rundell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198735342
eISBN:
9780191799532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735342.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is a study of the political thought and political discourse of the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It argues that the ... More


Introduction

Benedict Wagner-Rundell

in Common Wealth, Common Good: The Politics of Virtue in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198735342
eISBN:
9780191799532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735342.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction summarizes the key arguments of the book and reviews existing historiography. The concept of virtue was central to Polish-Lithuanian commentators’ and politicians’ understanding of ... More


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