The Polish Peasant in Europe and America: A Classic Work in Immigration History / Edition 1

The Polish Peasant in Europe and America: A Classic Work in Immigration History / Edition 1

by William Thomas, Florian Znaniecki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252064844

ISBN-13: 9780252064845

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252064845
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
ABR
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
869,529
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1The Polish Background1
The Priest's "Confession"3
Letters to the Community Newspaper12
Pt. 2The Peasant Letters23
Wroblewski Series26
Markiewicz Series39
Raczkowski Series51
Borkowski Series67
Pt. 3Social Disorganization in the United States85
Meyer Family87
Michalski Family96
Pt. 4The Discovery of Ethnicity105
The Polish-American Community107
Epilogue123

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