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The Poles in Britain, 1940-2000 : from betrayal to assimilation

Author: Peter D Stachura
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2004.
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This book provides an important, original analysis of the Polish community in the United Kingdom, adding up to a provocative interpretation of the Pole's position in British society.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Stachura
ISBN: 0714655627 9780714655628 0714684449 9780714684444
OCLC Number: 52553891
Description: xiv, 113 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Towards and beyond Yalta / Peter D. Stachura --
The establishment of the Polish section of the SOE / Jeffrey Bines --
The government of the Republic of Poland in exile, 1945-92 / Wojciech Rojek --
The Poles in Scotland, 1940-50 / Peter D. Stachura --
General Stanislaw Maczek and post-war Britain / Evan McGilvray --
Homeland memories and the Polish community in Leicester / Kathy Burrell --
Oral history and Polish émigrés in Britain / Michelle Winslow --
The Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum and its archival holdings / Andrzej Suchcitz.
Responsibility: editor, Peter D. Stachura.
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'The book vividly portrays the complexity and depth of the trauma the Polish emigrants to Britain experienced ... this book [is] very informative and educational. For this reason I would recommend it Read more...

 
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