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Subject: Reference / General

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Kaleidoscope of Poland

|9780822944386|A Cultural Encyclopedia| Foreword by Adam Zamoyski 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 hundreds of entries and illustrations, it provides a handy reference at home, a perfect supplement to guide books when traveling, an aid to language study, or it can be browsed with enjoyment by anyone with an interest in Poland. Whether it is bagels or the Bug River, Chopin or Madame Curie, the book offers colorful and often witty snapshots of significant individuals, customs, folklore, historic…

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Societies After Slavery

|9780822958482|A Select Annotated Bibliography of Printed Sources on Cuba, Brazil, British Colonial Africa, South A|One of the massive transformations that took place in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the movement of millions of people from the status of slaves to that of legally free men, women, and children. Societies after Slavery provides thousands of entries and rich scholarly annotations, making it the definitive resource for scholars and students engaged in research on postemancipation societies in the Americas and Africa.| Rebecca J. Scott Thomas C. Holt Frederick Cooper Aims McGuinness| Pitt Latin American Series| History / Caribbean & West…

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