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Picture of East Central Europe in Exile Volume 2

East Central Europe in Exile Volume 2

Transatlantic Identities

Editor(s): Anna Mazurkiewicz
Contributors: James S. Pula, Thomas J. Napierkowski, Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, Piotr Koprowski, Ieva Zake, Stephen M. Leahy,

Book Description

The East Central Europe in Exile series consists of two volumes which contain chapters written by both esteemed and renowned scholars, as well as young, aspiring researchers whose work brings a fresh, innovative approach to the study of migration. Altogether, there are thirty-eight chapters in both volumes focusing on the East Central European émigré experience in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The first volume, Transatlantic Migrations, focuses on the reasons for emigration from the lands of East Central Europe; from the Baltic to the Adriatic, the intercontinental journey, as well as on the initial adaptation and assimilation processes.

The second volume is slightly different in scope, for it focuses on the aspect of negotiating new identities acquired in the adopted homeland. The authors contributing to Transatlantic Identities focus on the preservation of the East Central European identity, maintenance of contacts with the “old country”, and activities pursued on behalf of, and for the sake of, the abandoned homeland. Combined, both volumes describe the transnational processes affecting East Central European migrants.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-4891-6
ISBN-10: 1-4438-4891-3
Date of Publication: 01/08/2013
Pages / Size: 365 / A5
Price: £49.99
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Biography

Dr. Anna Mazurkiewicz is a Historian at the University of Gdańsk, Poland. She is the Second Vice-President of the Polish American Historical Association.