The Other Prussia
Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772
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Other Prussia by Karin Friedrich
Book DescriptionThis book considers the phenomenon of nation-building before the age of modern nationalism. It focuses on royal (Polish) Prussia - the 'other' Prussia - a province of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1466 to 1772/3, and its major cities Danzig, Thorn and Elbing. As an integral part of the Polish state the Prussian estates took pride in their separate institutions and privileges. Although its urban elites became predominantly Protestant and German-speaking, they formulated a republican identity deliberately hostile to the competing monarchical-dynastic myth in neighbouring ducal Prussia, ruled by the Brandenburg-Hohenzollerns from 1618. After 1700, the Polish crown increasingly antagonized the Prussian burghers by its centralizing policies and its failure to protect the integrity of the Commonwealth's borders. The decline of Poland and the partitions of 1772-93 guaranteed that it was not the tradition of liberty but the Hohenzollern version of Prussian identity that survived into the modern era. Joint winner of the Orbis book prize, The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521027755
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Karin Friedrich
Brandenburg-Prussia, 1466-1806, Paperback (November 2011)
Karin Friedrich locates Brandenburg-Prussia in its historical, political, religious and economic context, from the demise of the Teutonic Knights to the Napoleonic crisis. Synthesising debates, the study focuses on key themes such as absolutism, foreign politics and the Enlightenment in order to provide a fresh reassessment.
Cultivation of Monarchy and the Rise of Berlin, Hardback (April 2010)
The start of the eighteenth century witnessed the emergence of Brandenburg-Prussia as a monarchy and acknowledged power within the Empire. In tandem with this, Berlin came to the fore as the capital city of Brandenburg, with the establishment there of the royal court. This volume presents manuscript and visual materials relating to these events.
Other Prussia, Hardback (February 2000)» View all books by Karin Friedrich
A study of national identity in Royal Prussia - the 'other Prussia', part of the Polish state from 1454 to 1793.
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