Historical Reflections on Central Europe: Selected Papers by Stanislav J. Kirschbaum, Ronald J. Hill

By Stanislav J. Kirschbaum, Ronald J. Hill

The transformation of principal and jap Europe from Communist rule has opened the international locations involved to renewed evaluate in their ancient id. those essays checklist and give a contribution to that reassessment, reminding us of the variety of expertise, mostly overlooked after the second one international battle. Written via a global group of authors, a few residing and dealing within the international locations involved, others perceptive and sympathetic students from out of the country, the articles diversity widely through the years and house to give a contribution to our knowing of primary and japanese Europe's previous and current and to aid arrange for its future.

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Adam Wislicki, the publisher of the leading positivist magazine, Przeglqd Tygodniowy (The Weekly Review), tried to direct his compatriots away from the 'grand ambitions' and the 'adventuresome conspiracies' of the past. He wanted to shift their attention away from 'high politics' (the 'abstract' problems of international diplomacy or the conflicts of ruling elites), towards 'small politics' (the newest methods of raising sheep, spreading literacy, financing higher education and building railways).

323. 37. C. Erdmann, Die Entstehung des Kreuzzugsgedanke (Stuttgart: W. 253. 37. J. 91-2. 38. See William of Tyre, A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea, translated by E. C. 359-60. 39. See J. 5. 40. M. Tymowski, 'Henryk Sandomierski', in A. 107-8. 41. See G6recki, op. 15, 19,48-9,51 and 89-91. 42. See Mysliwski, op. 78. 36 Grzegorz My§liwski 43. See J. Bardach, Historia panstwa i prawa Polski do pol. XV w. 358-9 and SS9. 44. See S. Russocki, Formy wladania ziemiq w prawie ziemskim Mazowsza. Koniec XN pol.

Since the duchy of the Premyslids exerted a variety of influences on Polish territories during the tenth and eleventh centuries,22 some Polish historians infer that the ujazd was borrowed in Poland from its southern neighbour. 23 This view is highly plausible because perambulation was largely a result of the process of feudalisation, a process that occurred much earlier in Great Moravia and Bohemia than in Poland. However, this matter can be seen from another angle. To be sure, feudalisation conditioned the very necessity of the delimitation of boundaries; however, it seems that other factors, native and foreign, may have shaped the form delimitation took in Poland.

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