Between Napoleon and Tsar Alexander: The Polish Question at Tilsit, 1807

@article{Zawadzki2009BetweenNA,
  title={Between Napoleon and Tsar Alexander: The Polish Question at Tilsit, 1807},
  author={Hubert Zawadzki},
  journal={Central Europe},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={110 - 124}
}
Abstract The defeat of Prussia by Napoleon in 1806 and the resulting insurrection in Prussian Poland re-opened the complex ‘Polish Question’. The former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth had been wiped off the map only eleven years earlier. The large size and the civic traditions of the Polish ‘political nation’ meant that the three partitioning powers (Austria, Prussia, Russia) were bound to be alarmed by the developments in Prussian Poland. Napoleon’s attitude to the Poles was cautious, but, as… Expand

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