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East European research as political sciencein The Second Polish Republic

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dc.contributor.author Schattkowsky, Ralph
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-21T13:34:25Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-21T13:34:25Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Athenaeum. Polish Political Science Studies vol. 64 (4), 2019, pp. 133-152.
dc.identifier.issn 1505-2192
dc.identifier.other 10.15804/athena.2019.64.08
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/6261
dc.description.abstract After the times of partitions and reunification of partitioned territories, organisation of science in the Second Polish Republic had become a political task, to which the scientists of all disciplines devoted themselves with great engagement. Historical studies had a special position in this process. They served finding the identity of society and the legitimacy of the modern Polish national state. On this basis not only close connection between science and politics were formed, but also personal links with often unclear boundaries between scientists and politicians. Considering the historical burden on relations to eastern neighbours, especially to Russia, research on Eastern Europe had a special responsibility. It provided the political argumentation for the Eastern European paradigms of Poland, as a location on the border of the Western civilisation, serving as a protection wall against Russian danger which proved to be especially dangerous in the form of Bolshevism for the whole area of Europe. In this field the traditional research on Russia cooperated equally close with politics and formed new fields of research, like formed in Poland Sovietology. In this constellation Poland decisively determined the level of research in Europe.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject history of science
dc.subject Sovietology
dc.subject East European history
dc.subject Russian studies
dc.subject Polish historical research
dc.title East European research as political sciencein The Second Polish Republic
dc.title.alternative Badania wschodnioeuropejskie jako dziedzina nauk politycznych w II Rzeczypospolitej
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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