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This new, abridged edition of the classic five-volume work The Polish Peasant in Europe and America brings together documents and commentary that illuminate the lives of the nearly two million Poles who emigrated to America between 1880 and 1910. The new introduction and epilogue make the book especially valuable in teaching United States history survey courses as well as immigration history and introductory sociology courses.
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This new, abridged edition of the classic five-volume work The Polish Peasant in Europe and America brings together documents and commentary that illuminate the lives of the nearly two million Poles who emigrated to America between 1880 and 1910. The new introduction and epilogue make the book especially valuable in teaching United States history survey courses as well as immigration history and introductory sociology courses.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780252010927
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1984
  • Edition description: Abridged
  • Edition number: 31
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1 The Polish Background 1
The Priest's "Confession" 3
Letters to the Community Newspaper 12
Pt. 2 The Peasant Letters 23
Wroblewski Series 26
Markiewicz Series 39
Raczkowski Series 51
Borkowski Series 67
Pt. 3 Social Disorganization in the United States 85
Meyer Family 87
Michalski Family 96
Pt. 4 The Discovery of Ethnicity 105
The Polish-American Community 107
Epilogue 123
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