Letters from Readers in the Polish American Press, 1902–1969: A Corner for Everybody (Hardcover)

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ITEM#: 15676146

Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmannis professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Theodore L. Zawistowski taught sociology at Pennsylvania State University and psychology at Marywood University prior to retirement.
A Corner for Everybody is a unique collection of close to five hundred letters from Polish American readers that were published in the Polish-language weekly Ameryka-Echo between 1902 and 1969. Ameryka-Echo, a weekly published from Toledo, Ohio, was one of the most popular and long-lasting newspapers with international circulation. For seven decades, Ameryka-Echo sustained a number of sections based on readers’ correspondence, but the most popular of them was a “Corner for Everybody,” which featured thousands of letters on a variety of topics. In these letters, Polish immigrants speak in their own words about their American experience, and vigorously debate religion, organization of their community, ethnic identity, American politics and society, and ties to the homeland. The translated letters are annotated and divided into thematic chapters with informative introductions.

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ISBN 9780739188729
Genre HISTORY / Europe / General
Format Hardcover
Pages 583
Publisher Date 2013-12-11 00:00:00.0
Publisher Lexington Books
Copyright Year 2014
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 2.12 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Corner for Everybody
Audience College/higher education
Country of Origin United States
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