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A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

W. H. Zawadzki

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of the extraordinary political career of Prince Adam Czartoryski, a Polish patriot who rose to become foreign minister of the Russian Empire under Tsar Alexander I. A controversial ... More


In the Russian Orbit: A Journey to St Petersburg

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After the invasion of Poland and seizure of their parent's landed fortune, the two young brothers, Prince Konstanty Czartoryski and Prince Adam Jerzy Czartoryski went on a journey to St. Petersburg. ... More


Friendship, Love, and the Unofficial Committee (1795–1803)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final partition of Poland profoundly affected the political and economic situation of its leading magnate families who owned property across the length and breadth of the defunct state. It was in ... More


The Tortuous Path to Austerlitz (1805)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The events of 1805 disclosed Emperor Alexander's vacillating and timorous attitude to foreign policy. They also portrayed Czartoryski as an impatient advocate of vigorous concerted action against ... More


The Turning of the Tide (1813–1814)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Napoleon's disaster in Russia was a bitter and traumatic shock for the Poles; it obliterated overnight the great expectations of the early summer and in turn generated fears of a terrible war on ... More


Between Reaction and Revolution (1820–1830)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the political unrest that swept across much of western and southern Europe. At the opening of the second session of the Polish Diet, Alexander warned the Poles against ... More


Towards a New International Order (1803)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how disappointment with France and Emperor Alexander's friendly attitude toward the Polish nobility of his domains, which included over half of pre-partition Poland, not only ... More


Standing Up to Bonaparte (1804)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Russian government had achieved very little to mobilize international opposition against Bonaparte. This chapter describes Czartoryski's rejecting any form of reconciliation with Napoleon and his ... More


The End of the Russian Connection (1830–1831)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the liberation of Poland from Russia. The November Insurrection was inspired by the July Revolution in Paris and the Belgian Uprising in September. Prompted by a sense of duty ... More


Napoleon on Russia’s Doorstep and the Voice of Cassandra (1806–1808)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As Napoleon moved eastwards in pursuit of Prussians and as the Prussian state crumbled, a widespread national outburst seized much of Prussian Poland and even affected Galicia. This chapter describes ... More


Unfulfilled Expectations (1815–1819)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Warsaw's political elite greeted the ‘Bases de la Constitution’ as the herald of the political order in keeping with the national traditions of personal liberty and representative government. This ... More


Epilogue

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reasons for Czartoryski's cooperation with Russia during the reign of Alexander I can be classified as personal, economic, political and ideological. Friendship with the Grand Duke and later ... More


Caught in the Cross-Fire (1809–1812)

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the start of the second Polish war, where Napoleon ordered his multinational army to cross the Niemen River into Russian territory. Czartoryski's hope of Napoleon rendering him ... More


Introduction

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hostility towards Tsarist Russia perceived as the power most responsible for Polish misfortunes became one of the dominant elements in the Polish patriotic and revolutionary tradition in the ... More


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