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Poland, a cultural profile

Elizabeth Chin

Poland, a cultural profile

by Elizabeth Chin

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Published by Catholic Immigration Centre in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poland -- Civilization.,
  • Poland -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementresearcher/writer, Elizabeth Chin ; editor, Emma Williams.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [98]
    ContributionsCatholic Immigration Centre (Ottawa, Ont.), Canada. Employment and Immigration Canada (Commission). Ontario Region.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19365894M
    ISBN 101896592104

    Poland combines old cultures with new traditions. Villagers live and work in the mountainous area while skyscrapers reach for the stars in the modern cities. The predominant Catholic Church has influenced much of the customs in modern Poland. Learn about Poland's history, culture, holidays, and much more in this informative piece.   The Black Book of Poland is so named because of the black record of German barbarism from the close of the war in Poland, which ended October 6, , until the end of June, , thus covering twenty-two months, as .

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    Poland's Bialowieza Forest is home to the world's largest population of wisent, or European bison. Photograph by Smellme, Dreamstime.   The Latest! Cultural Clues, Do’s & Taboos – A Series of Cultural Tips for Countries from A to Z: POLAND When traveling to or working in Poland, learn some basic Polish words, like hello “dzien dobry”, good bye “do widzenia”, excuse me “przepraszam”, and thank you “dziekuje”.A basic Polish language guide can help you with proper pronunciation.


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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 Eastern Europe. During the 18th century, internal disorders weakened the nation, and in a series of agreements between andRussia, Prussia, and Austria.

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Poland now seems an ethnically homogenous Polish society, proud of its culture and heritage with no sympathy for refugees and migrants. Educated hardworking youngsters leave for the bright lights and money to be earned in Britain, but remain responsible for remitting some of their newfound wealth to their relatives in Poland.

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She was raised in Krakow (Cracow) and as a teenager moved with her parents to Australia where she first completed her undergraduate degree and her PhD at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. “This is an amazing book, providing a thorough analysis of the role of religious faith and the all-powerful Catholic Church -- arguably the key player in the transformation of post-communist Poland from East Europe’s first democratic transition in and, now, a major force that has begun to assault these new democratic values and.Guide to travel, doing business, and studying in Poland - culture, greetings, gestures, etiquette, taboos, negotiations, gift-giving, and more.

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