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Democracy at the Periphery
Democracy at the Periphery

Author(s): Zdzisław Krasnodębski
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Polish Institute of Houston
Keywords: Polish democracy; modernity - Max Weber; role of Catholicism; Renaissance; and of the European South; Polish liberalism; Republican tradition; fight for independence; Bar Confederacy (1768); Solidarnosc;

Summary/Abstract: This text is a translation of the first chapter, and portions of the third and tenth chapters, of Zdzisław Krasnodebski’s Demokracja peryferii (Gdansk: słowo/obraz terytoria (, 2003. 351 pages. Paper. In Polish. Translated by permission by the Sarmatian Review staff. Chapter 1. The failure of a certain project; Chapter 3. The paradoxes of Polish Liberalism (excerpts); Chapter 10. Res publica as a common good (excerpts)

  • Issue Year: XXIV/2004
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 1033-1046
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English