Етнічна Мозаїка Східних Рубежів Європи В Уявленні Французьких Енциклопедистів

Мацей Форицький
2017 Zenodo  
The Encyclopédie of Diderot & d'Alembert did not devote much space for presentation of the peoples of the eastern borders of Europe. Dictionary definitions, which concern the Polish, Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Ruthenian territories, have indeed more than a thousand entries, but most of them are not applicable to the population, but the geographical space (regions, cities, rivers, mountains etc.). This article reconstructs the knowledge and ideas of the French ency c-lopédists about the
more » ... about the inhabitants of these lands: Poles, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Samogitians, Ruthenians and Jews. The analysis also points to the common sources of existing myths and stereotypes in the Western Europe about the popul a-tion of the eastern border of the continent.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.400770 fatcat:ns5bw4m2ajdjxi4g3hphv6hvrm