Kaleidoscope of Poland: A Cultural Encyclopedia
By: Oscar E. Swan (author)Hardback
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Kaleidoscope of Poland is a highly readable volume containing short articles on major personalities, places, events, and accomplishments from the thousand-year record of Polish history and culture. Featuring approximately 900 compact text entries and 600 illustrations, it provides a handy reference at home, a perfect supplement to traditional guide books when traveling, an aid to language study, or simply browsed with enjoyment from cover to cover by anyone with an interest in Poland. Essentially a "cultural dictionary," it offers a knowledge base that can be referred to time and time again.
Oscar E. Swan is professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. The author of over fifteen books, Swan was the first American selected for the Thesaurus Poloniae Award from the Center of International Culture, Krakow. He is also the recipient of the Polonicum Award from the University of Warsaw for the outstanding promulgation of Polish language, literature, and culture outside of Poland, among other honors.
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