Liberty's Double-Edged Sword: The Liberum Veto and the Destruction of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Russian and East European Studies) (Hardcover)

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Liberty's Double-Edged Sword explores one of the most famous episodes in Polish history, McKenna shows how the earliest and largest republic in Europe was brought crashing down by political leaders who cynically took advantage of  the very civil liberties they should have defended.
 

About the Author


Catherine McKenna is a member of the faculty at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 


Product Details
ISBN: 9780822965763
ISBN-10: 0822965763
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication Date: September 9th, 2025
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Russian and East European Studies