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Author Pietrzyk-Reeves, Dorota, 1975- author.

Title Polish republican discourse in the sixteenth century / Dorota Pietrzyk-Reeves ; translated by Teresa Bałuk-Ulewiczowa
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (vii, 268 pages)
Series Ideas in context ; 129
Ideas in context ; 129.
Contents Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Note on the Translation -- Introduction: Classical Republican Tradition and the Polish Republican Discourse -- Chapter 1 Polish Sixteenth-Century Political Thought in Context -- Chapter 2 The Commonwealth (res publica): A Free Political Community -- Chapter 3 Virtue and the Common Good -- Chapter 4 Mixed Constitution and the Institutional Foundations of the Commonwealth -- Epilogue -- Glossary of Polish Terms -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary "Exploring republican ideas and concepts that developed in sixteenth-century Poland under the impact of humanism and the Renaissance, as well as political and constitutional changes, this is a landmark study of republican discourse in sixteenth-century Poland- Lithuania. It provides a conceptual and contextual analysis of the rich political literature and debate which animated intellectual life and political reasoning during the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and effectively demonstrates its republican character"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the original Polish into English
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 20, 2020)
Subject Political science -- Poland -- History -- 16th century
Political culture -- Poland -- History -- 16th century
Political culture
Political science
Politics and government
SUBJECT Poland -- Politics and government -- 1572-1763.
Lithuania -- Politics and government -- 16th century
Subject Lithuania
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Bałuk-Ulewiczowa, Teresa; translator.
LC no. 2019051689
ISBN 9781108695008
Other Titles Ład rzeczypospolitej. English