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Introduction to Poland

Olgierd Budrewicz

Introduction to Poland

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Published by American Institute of Polish Culture in Miami, Fla. (1440 79th Street Causeway, Miami 33141) .
Written in English

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      Statementby Olgierd Budrewicz ; [illustrated by Jerzy Flisak].
      SeriesThe Polish heritage series
      ContributionsAmerican Institute of Polish Culture.
      LC ClassificationsDK4040 .B8 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2875503M
      LC Control Number84073027

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Format: Hardcover. "Introduction to Poland" by well known Warsaw writer, Olgierd Budrewicz, is the American edition of much acclaimed book that appeared first in in Polish and since then in several languages in Europe. The book, richly and humorously illustrated by Jerzy Flisak, is a must for Americans of Polish descent and for all interested in things : Olgierd Budrewicz.

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Michener and published in detailing the times and tribulations of three interconnected Polish families (the Lubonski family, the Bukowski family, and the Buk family) across eight centuries, ending in the then-present day (). The Lubonski family is one of the princely houses of Poland, its wealthy patriarchs generally ruling over their Author: James Michener.

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Poland's history as a state began near the middle of the 10th century. By the midth century, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth ruled a vast tract of land in Central and. The course is divided into three main parts: Introduction, Basic information about the language, and Lessons. In the first part there is some information about Poland, geographical and statistical data etc., a few words about Polish people and where the language is spoken.

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