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A History of the Polish Americans

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Provides an account of the Polish experience in America and how some cultural bonds loosened. This book explains historical reaso... Weiterlesen
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Zusammenfassung Provides an account of the Polish experience in America and how some cultural bonds loosened. This book explains historical reasons that led Polish people to come to America! the experience of the first wave of immigrants! the identity problem of second-generation Poles! and the kind of institutions that Polonia established in America. Informationen zum Autor John J. Bukowczyk is professor of history at Wayne State University. He is author or editor of four books and author of numerous journal articles. He is also editor of the Journal of American Ethnic History. Klappentext In the last! rootless decade families! neighborhoods! and communities have disintegrated in the face of gripping social! economic! and technological changes. Th is process has had mixed results. On the positive side! it has produced a mobile! volatile! and dynamic society in the United States that is perhaps more open! just! and creative than ever before. On the negative side! it has dissolved the glue that bound our society together and has destroyed many of the myths! symbols! values! and beliefs that provided social direction and purpose. In A History of the Polish Americans! John J. Bukowczyk provides a thorough account of the Polish experience in America and how some cultural bonds loosened! as well as the ways in which others persisted.

Autorentext

John J. Bukowczyk is professor of history at Wayne State University. He is author or editor of four books and author of numerous journal articles. He is also editor of the Journal of American Ethnic History.

Klappentext

In the last, rootless decade families, neighborhoods, and communities have disintegrated in the face of gripping social, economic, and technological changes. Th is process has had mixed results. On the positive side, it has produced a mobile, volatile, and dynamic society in the United States that is perhaps more open, just, and creative than ever before. On the negative side, it has dissolved the glue that bound our society together and has destroyed many of the myths, symbols, values, and beliefs that provided social direction and purpose. In A History of the Polish Americans, John J. Bukowczyk provides a thorough account of the Polish experience in America and how some cultural bonds loosened, as well as the ways in which others persisted.

Produktinformationen

Titel: A History of the Polish Americans
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EAN: 9781412806800
ISBN: 978-1-4128-0680-0
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 234
Gewicht: 318g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm
Jahr: 2008