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Księstwo Warszawskie (1807-1815)
Duchy of Warsaw (1807–1815)

Author(s): Jarosław Czubaty
Subject(s): Social history, 19th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Duchy of Warsaw; Napoleon; Napoleonic Code; economy; modernization; army; legal equality; 19th century; Napoleonic era
Summary/Abstract: A synthesis of the history of the Duchy of Warsaw. The author presents the political history of the Duchy, its role in Napoleon’s geopolitical Empire and the international political relations of that era. He discusses military issues, constitutional solutions and administrative models adopted in the new state, as well as its social problems, cultural, civilizational and mentality-related transformations. The author portrays the political attitudes of Poles living in the discussed period. He analyzes economic matters, especially the economic crisis of the Duchy.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-2964-4
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-0811-3
  • Page Count: 600
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: Polish