“While We Live She is Existing”: Polish Nationalism and the November Uprising in the Congress Kingdom, 1814 – 1831
Lewinski, Guy D.
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This paper details the formation of Polish nationalism in the Congress Kingdom of Poland from the Congress of Vienna in 1815 until the November Uprising of 1830. The period is highlighted by the reformation of Poland into an independent nation under and its subsequent struggles under Russian hegemony. This paper discusses the birth of Polish nationalism as a result of Russian dominance. It also explains how Romanticism and the intellectual experience of the szlachta (Polish gentry) influenced the November Uprising of 1830 that ended the Congress Kingdom.
Congress Kingdom of Poland.