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Author Rundell, Benedict, 1979- author.

Title Common wealth, common good : the politics of virtue in early modern Poland-Lithuania / Benedict Wagner-Rundell
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (189 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Contents The ideal of the commonwealth -- Calls for a moral revival -- Government of local worthies -- Proposals for radical reform -- The Sejm of 1712-13 -- The Confederation of Tarnogród -- A reforming moment? -- Wider contexts
Summary This title provides a study of the political discourse of the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, arguing that Polish-Lithuanian politicians saw their political system primarily in moral terms, setting them apart from the growing tradition of self-interested republican politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Political culture -- Poland -- History
Political culture -- Lithuania -- History
HISTORY -- Europe -- Germany.
Political culture
Politics and government
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1572-1763.
Lithuania -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191054280
Other Titles Politics of virtue in early modern Poland-Lithuania