Edition: Lublin 2012
The reference to Adam Czartoryski and Hotel Lambert was an inspiring example and an important element for the Jerzy Giedroyc’s programme in its early days. It also included the continuation of the Jagiellonian traditions. However, due to new conditions, these traditions required a thorough transformation. A text addressed not only to Poles but also to Lithuanians, Belarusians and Ukrainians could not be written in a language that would bring the recollections of national, religious and social oppression.