A History of the Polish Americans by John.J. Bukowczyk

By John.J. Bukowczyk

within the final, rootless decade households, neighborhoods, and groups have disintegrated within the face of gripping social, financial, and technological alterations. Th is strategy has had combined effects. at the confident aspect, it has produced a cellular, risky, and dynamic society within the usa that's probably extra open, simply, and inventive than ever prior to. at the adverse part, it has dissolved the glue that certain our society jointly and has destroyed some of the myths, symbols, values, and ideology that supplied social course and objective. In A background of the Polish american citizens, John J. Bukowczyk presents a radical account of the Polish adventure in the United States and the way a few cultural bonds loosened, in addition to the ways that others persisted.

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