Intellectual Totem, or Where to Look for Traces of Old Landed Gentry in the Polish Society of the Twenty-First Century Cover Image

Totem inteligencki, czyli gdzie w społeczeństwie polskim XXI wieku szukać śladów po dawnym ziemiaństwie
Intellectual Totem, or Where to Look for Traces of Old Landed Gentry in the Polish Society of the Twenty-First Century

Author(s): Tadeusz Epsztein
Subject(s): History, Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life, Oral history, Political history, Social history, Modern Age, 19th Century, Book-Review
Published by: Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: aristocracy; intelligentsia; nobility; landed gentry; history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Poland;

Summary/Abstract: The book of Rafał Smoczyński and Tomasz Zarycki is devoted to a sociological analysis of the space occupied by aristocracy, landed gentry, and nobility in the Polish field of power since the second half of the nineteenth century. It could be regarded as a recapitulation of our knowledge of the role of post-landowning communities in Poland in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

  • Issue Year: 126/2019
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 351-364
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish