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Polish Americans

Author: Helena Znaniecka Lopata; Mary Patrice Erdmans
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd, rev. edView all editions and formats
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Polish Americans examines the impact of post-communist changes in Poland and the presence of the third wave of immigrants on Polish communities abroad. It studies this community as a living entity,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Znaniecka Lopata; Mary Patrice Erdmans
ISBN: 1560001003 9781560001003
OCLC Number: 27034230
Description: xxiii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Background to the Study of Polonia --
2. Home and Host Countries --
3. Creating and Maintaining an Ethnic Community --
4. Relations between Polonia and Poland --
5. Polonia's Relations with the Rest of American Society --
6. The Polish Americans: Patterns of Change --
7. Life in Polonia --
8. Recent Political Action on Behalf of Poland: The Interrelationships among Polonia's Cohorts 1978-1990 --
9. The Long View --
Appendix A: Polish American Fraternal Organizations, Selected Years --
Appendix B: Nonfraternal Polish American Voluntary Associations (sections a and b) --
Appendix C: Major Occupation Groups of the Male Population, 16 Years Old and Over in 1969 and 25 Years and Over in 1980, by Ethnic Origin (in thousands) --
Appendix D: Major Occupation Groups of the Female Population, 16 Years Old and Over in 1969 and 25 Years Old and Over in 1980, by Ethnic Origin (in thousands) --
Appendix E: Highest Grade of School Completed by Persons 25 Years Old and Over by Ethnic Origin --
Appendix F: Educational Attainment of Men and Women Born in the United States, Aged 25 and Over, 1980, by Ancestry.
Responsibility: Helena Znaniecka Lopata ; with a new chapter by Mary Patrice Erdmans.

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"As reissued, Lopata's revised work, though substantially updated and expanded, retains the status-competition thesis of the original text, thereby preserving the book's historiographical interest Read more...

 
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