Liberty’s Double-Edged Sword

The Liberum Veto and the Destruction of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

Exploring one of the most famous episodes in Polish history, Catherine McKenna shows how the earliest and largest republic in Europe was brought crashing down by political leaders who cynically took advantage of very civil liberties they should have defended.

300 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

October, 2019

isbn : 9780822986690