After the Deluge (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
236
Utgivningsdatum
2004-03-01
Upplaga
New ed of After the Deluge: Poland and the Second Northern War, 1655-1660
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Robert I., Frost
Illustrationer
5d.
Volymtitel
After the Deluge: Poland-Lithuania and the Second Northern War, 1655-1660
Dimensioner
229 x 156 x 15 mm
Vikt
363 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780521544023
After the Deluge (häftad)

After the Deluge

Poland-Lithuania and the Second Northern War, 1655-1660

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The Swedish invasion of 1655, known to Poles ever since as the 'Swedish deluge', provoked the political and military collapse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the second-largest state in Europe. Robert Frost examines the reasons for Poland's fall and the conduct of the war by the Polish government, and addresses the crucial question of why, despite widespread recognition of the shortcomings of the political system, subsequent attempts at reform failed. War has long been seen as crucial to the development of more effective systems of government in Europe during the seventeenth century, but studies usually concentrate on states which responded successfully to the challenges. Much can be learned from those that failed, and the paucity of English-language material on this important conflict means that After the Deluge will appeal to a broad audience among historians of Poland, Germany, Scandinavia, Russia, and early modern Europe in general.
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1. Introduction: Poland-Lithuania in the mid-seventeenth century; 2. The deluge; 3. Recovery: July 1655-August 1656; 4. The widening conflict: June-December 1656; 5. Constructing a coalition: January - December 1657; 6. The succession and the failure of the coalition: January - July 1658; 7. Political reform; 8. Towards a French candidature: 1658-1660; 9. Conclusion: the succession and the failure of reform.