About the tradition of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, “Kresy Wschodnie” and the role of Poland and Poles in the history of Belarusians and Lithuanians Cover Image

Пра традыцыі Вялікага Княства Літоўскага і Рэчы Паспалітай, „Kresy Wschodnie” і ролю Польшчы і палякаў у гісторыі беларусаў і літоўцаў
About the tradition of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, “Kresy Wschodnie” and the role of Poland and Poles in the history of Belarusians and Lithuanians

Author(s): Aliaksandr Smalianczuk
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Political history, Politics of History/Memory
Published by: Instytut Slawistyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: traditions of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania; history; political history; Poland; Lithuania; Belarus;

Summary/Abstract: Several prominent historians and researchers of historical memory from Poland, Lithuania and Belarus have focused on some questions concerning traditions of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, as well as the role of the close neighbors in the history of Poles, Lithuanians, and Belarusians. This insight give us an idea about the main directions of historical research in these countries for which the history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Polish¬ Lithuanian Commonwealth is a common heritage. This also allows us to understand the level of public and political interest in this problem, and reveal important trends in the historical memory of these three countries.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 41
  • Page Range: 302-330
  • Page Count: 29
  • Language: Polish, Belarussian