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Made in Poland : living traditions of the land

Made in Poland : living traditions of the land

Author: Louise Llewellyn Jarecka; M S Nowicki
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [1949]
Series: Borzoi book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarecka, Louise Llewellyn, 1889-
Made in Poland.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1949
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Llewellyn Jarecka; M S Nowicki
OCLC Number: 1494627
Notes: Borzoi book
Description: xii, 289, vii pages : illustrations, map, music ; 22 cm
Contents: How the story began --
Secrets in the Earth --
The language legend --
Chronicles of kings --
Nature folk and festivals --
Holy men --
Tales of the Piasts --
The Jagiełłonian line --
A medival city --
A "complete man": Nicolas Copernicus --
Stories in plastic: Wit Stwosz --
Sobieski and the otter --
Highlands and lowlands --
The marriage drama --
The "poetry of the hand" --
Looms in the manor --
Down tapestries --
A renaissance in flax and wool --
The magic of needle and scissors --
Patient pots --
Village builders, sculptors, and painters --
Come into the kitchen --
On with the dance --
A revolutionary in music: Fryderyk Chopin --
"How they sing in Poland" --
Fretless fiddles --
Lines and spaces --
Theater --
The broken vessel --
"To know is to remember ..."
Series Title: Borzoi book.
Responsibility: by Louise Llewellyn Jarecka ; illustrated by M.S. Nowicki.


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