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Poland-Lithuania before Partition

Anna Filipczak-Kocur

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0015
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1385 Poland and Lithuania were linked in a dynastic union which was transformed into a conscious political association by the Union of Lublin of 1569. As a result of this association, the ... More


Burgher Estate

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines how the Jews of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth constituted the eastern region of emancipation. Jews enjoyed royal privileges in Poland from the thirteenth century. From the ... More


Introduction

Richard Butterwick

in The Polish Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1788–1792: A Political History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199250332
eISBN:
9780191730986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250332.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After evoking the trials of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of the eighteenth century, the introduction briefly explains the nature of the Polish‐Lithuanian Commonwealth. It then reviews the ... More


The Shtadlan of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth: Noble Advocate or Unbridled Opportunist?

Scott Ury

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the Jewish intercessor (shtadlan) of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, long the target of opponents’ bile and consistently defended by die-hard advocates. It addresses several ... More


The Polish Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1788–1792: A Political History

Richard Butterwick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199250332
eISBN:
9780191730986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250332.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Polish Revolution cast off the Russian hegemony that had kept the Polish‐Lithuanian Commonwealth impotent for most of the eighteenth century. Before being overthrown by the armies of Catherine ... More


The Golden Age

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 8, ‘The Golden Age’, compares the periods which the historians saw as the most successful eras in national history. For Lelewel, this period was to be found in the days of the ... More


Partition and Parity

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter assesses how, in the 1760s, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth failed to enact reform for its Jews aside from abolishing the Council of the Lands. Jews mobilized to an unprecedented ... More


Haḥevrah hayehudit bemamlekhet polin-lita

Jacob Goldberg (ed.)

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies Professor Jacob Goldberg's book, Haḥevrah hayehudit bemamlekhet polin-lita (Jewish Society in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth). This latest book by Goldberg, a scholar who ... More


The Commonwealth and the Catholic Church in 1788

Richard Butterwick

in The Polish Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1788–1792: A Political History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199250332
eISBN:
9780191730986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250332.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The fortunes of the Commonwealth and the Church in the eighteenth century are sketched via the career of Kajetan Sołtyk (1715‐88), successively bishop of Kiev and Cracow, who in 1767 was deported to ... More


At the Crossroads

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This Introduction situates the imagination of witchcraft in early modern Poland using the image of the crossroads: the witch combines elements taken from elite culture and from local folklore, from ... More


Introduction

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The book makes three main interventions. First is the use of Jewish economic history to understand both the development of Jewish society and its relations with the surrounding world. The methodology ... More


The Beginnings: Anti-Hasidic Criticism in the Last Years of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Marcin Wodziński

in Haskalah and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland: A History of Conflict

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113089
eISBN:
9781800341029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113089.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses anti-hasidic criticism in the last years of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Opposition to hasidism is almost as old as the hasidic movement itself. However, it was not the ... More


Conclusion

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/9780691161747.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter assesses whether the fate of the Polish Jewish refugees in each of the three major arenas in which they found themselves was really a single, interconnected refugee crisis or ... More


The Hasidim Strike Back: The Development of Hasidic Political Involvement

Marcin Wodziński

in Hasidism and Politics: The Kingdom of Poland, 1815-1864

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113737
eISBN:
9781800341012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113737.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is devoted in its entirety to an analysis of hasidic political activity as a reaction to the policies directed at Hasidim. It describes the actions of Rabbi Isaac of Warka, the ... More


Book Reviews

Israel Bartal, Rachel Elior, and Chone Shmeruk (eds)

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

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774310
eISBN:
9781800340671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774310.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at 29 book reviews. The first set of books discusses hasidism in Poland; the history of the Jewish population in lower Silesia after the Second World War; the Jewish communities in ... More


The Political Participation of Polish Muslim Tatars – the Result of or the Reason for Integration? From Teutonic wars to the Danish cartoons Affair

Agata S. Nalborczyk

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

One of the oldest established Muslim minorities in Central Europe is that of the Tatars, whose history dates back to the fourteenth century. They settled in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth mostly ... More


Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Adam Teller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This study demonstrates how Jewish economic activity on the magnate estates in the eighteenth-century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth enriched, empowered, and reshaped Jewish—and ... More


Historical and Cultural Background

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter illustrates the design of the eastern European wooden Torah ark from that has several characteristic elements, such as tall height, variety in form, and richness in iconography. It ... More


Witchcraft Trials’ Processes and Extralegal Prosecution of Witchcraft: Complete Records

Valerie A. Kivelson and Christine D. Worobec (eds)

in Witchcraft in Russia and Ukraine, 1000-1900: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750649
eISBN:
9781501750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750649.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates witchcraft trials' processes and extralegal prosecution of witchcraft in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Hetmanate, as well as in Muscovy and imperial Russia. ... More


The Conditions in Jewish Society in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Middle Decades of the Eighteenth Century

Gershon David Hundert

in Hasidism Reappraised

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774204
eISBN:
9781800340787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774204.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates the conditions in Jewish society in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in the middle decades of the eighteenth century. The place of hasidism in the religious history of the ... More


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