HISTORY OF THE POLISH REVOLUTION OF 1830
After Poland was wiped off the map of Europe in 1794 and divided between Russia, Prussia, and Austria the found some redemption with Napoleon. While the Russians attempted to integrate the Poles into the Russian Empire, the Poles longed for their independence. As part of the Congress of Vienna a nominal 'Congress Kingdom' was established as an independent area.
With the ascension of Nicholas I as Tsar, the new administration attempted to clamp down on any nationalist thoughts. The Poles rose in rebellion and for two years fought against the Russians, seeking to re-establish Poland as an independent nation once again. The uprising was crushed and though there would be further such revolutions, Poland would not become truly independent until 1919. This detailed account imparts focus on the innumerable battles. Written by a participant in the uprising and containing more than thirty maps, it is has long been a source of information on this event.
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