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At Hanka's Table Babushka's Doll by Patricia Polacco Babushka's Doll by Patricia Polacco
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This is the touching story of the wife of one of the greatest Polish poster artists of the 20th century. It is the story of growing up in Poland during the 1960's and 70's, the struggles of living there and the couples eventual exit to the West.  Intersp Natasha isn't really a bad girl. It's just that she wants to play on the swing now, not after the wash has been hung up to dry. And she wants her soup now, not after the goats have been fed. Looking after Natasha keeps Babushka, Natasha's grandmother, ver Natasha isn't really a bad girl. It's just that she wants to play on the swing now, not after the wash has been hung up to dry. And she wants her soup now, not after the goats have been fed. Looking after Natasha keeps Babushka, Natasha's grandmother, ver
by Hanka Sawka with Hanna Maria Sawka Softcover Hardcover
Bizuteria Ludowa W Polsce - Folk Jewerly In Poland Chicken Sunday - Hardcover Chicken Sunday - Softcover
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Another lavishly illustrated volume in the Ocalic series.  In this volume the jewelrly used by men and women from the various folk centers in Poland in the 18th and 19th centuries. Special emphasis on coral and amber of course.  In Polish language only. Chicken Sunday is a multi-ethnic Easter story. To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children (a young Russian girl and her African American "brothers") sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat. "Chicken Sunday" by Patricia Polacco is a loving family story woven from the author's childhood. The text conveys a tremendous pride of heritage for both the African American and Russian Jewish cultures. Softcover, 30 pages.
By Elzbieta Piskorz-Branekova by Patricia Polacco By Patricia Polacco
Czech & Slovak Kolaches & Sweet Treats Czech Touches - The Czech Book Czechoslovak Culture: Recipes History and Folk Arts
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A 160 page booklet containing recipies collected by The Museum Guild of the National Czech & Slovak Museum and Library.  Topics include: kolaches, cakes, rolls, breads, bisquits, cookies and puddings. This book celebrates Czech culture, history, and traditional foods and recipes. You’ll find information about Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic, as well as historic sites and museums in Prague. Compiled by Pat Martin. One chapter in this book is called "The Music is Alive." This well-written book is filled with lively stories of Czech traditions and celebrations, along with more than 100 recipes. Sixteen pages of gorgeous color photography put t
Collected by The Museum Guild of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library By Pat Martin
Compiled By Pat Martin
Dawne Zastawy Stolowe - Historical Polish Tableware Drop Pull And Pin-Tip Egg Patterns... Slavic Style Dwor - The Polish Manor in Vintage Photography
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This lavishly illustrated volume covers the period from the 17th-19th centuries and focuses on the tableware in use by the Polish nobility.  Fine porcelain, crystal, glassware, silverware and even various cooking untensils.  In Polish language only. This color illustrated book includes over 300 color egg decorating patterns and instructions including  Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Croation, Czech, Polish, Serbianian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Sorbian (Wendish) and Ukrainian. From the 16th to 18th century the szlachta or Polish nobility and gentry, regardless of their wealth and position in the social hierarchy, spent most of their time in the countryside.
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Dydnia Region - Land With The Ribbon Of The San Easter Eggs Polish Style and Two Hundred and One Egg Patterns Filled Dumplings And Filled Cookies... Slavic Style
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Dydnia Region - a land tied with the ribbon of the San river. What is so special about this piece of Poland, that its name alone is captivating? Perhaps the monumental oaks can cast a spell with their beauty, or is it a blue-tinted dawn spinning its mist Easter Eggs Polish Style and Two Hundred and One Egg Patterns A cookbook of doughs and fillings for the preparation of Traditional Slavic Filled Dumplings and Filled cookies.
By Jerzy Adamski, Agnieszka And Wlodek Bilinscy
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Folk Dress From Wielkopolska - Wielkopolskie Stroje Ludowe Folklor - Folklore How to Decorate Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs (Pysanky)
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Folk Dress from Wielkopolska in the collection of the Ethnographic Museum in Poznan. Lavishly illustrated with color photos. Text in Polish and English. Christina Parma has done a superb job in capturing magnificent highlights of Polish folklore from the south of Poland including Krakow and Zakopane. A 6-page full color step-by-step instruction folder with a page of tips to remember. The same one included in the Super Color kits
From the collection of the Ethnographic Museum Text By Anna Sieradzka
Photographs By Christian Parma
by Luba Perchyshyn
How To Make A Cracow-style Crib (Szopka) - Czyli Jak Robi Szopke Krakowska Huculszczyzna Ceramika Pokucka - The Hutsul Region Ceramics From Pokuttya I Will Paint the Voice of a Song - Namalyuyu Holos Pisni
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The author, Wieslaw Barczewski, has been making traditional Cracow-style Christmas cribs for 30 years.  This book provides step-by-step procedures and contains over 150 black-and-white sketches and color photographs. 152 pages. Huculszczyzna - The Hutsul Region Ceramics From Pokuttya A colorful album containing several hundred detailed Pysanky images of Iryna Vakh's original designs.  An accomplished artist and teacher in Lviv with an extensive knowledge of many forms of traditional Ukrainian folk art, Iryna Vakh's background in embro
by Wieslaw Barczewski Printed In Poland By Iryna Vakh
Kapliczki i krzyze przydrozne - Roadside Shrines And Crosses Kaskada Lemko Churches - Lemko Cerkwie
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This next book in the series "Saved From Oblivion" is divided into three main parts: roadside crosses, shrines and Polish holy shrines. The author, a well-known ethnographer describes the most interesting and beautiful forms of roadside architecture in di The Kaskada in Szczecin was perhaps the finest nightclub, restaurant and kawiarnia in Poland until it was destroyed by fire on April 27, 1981.  The building had a long history beginning in September, 1929 when it opened as "Haus Ponath", a multi-level res Lemko Churches is the original publication whose authors made an effort to present and to describe all historic Lemko churches which have endured the tragic times of the 1940s displacement and post-war demolition. Most of them are used now as Catholic chu
By Tomasz Czerwinski By Krystyna Pohl And Sebastian Biela Printed In Poland
Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills Malopolska A Hundred Years Ago - Malopolska Przed Stu Laty Malopolska Architektura Drewniana - Lesser Polish Architecture in Wood
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Around 100 traditional pursuits are described and illustrated, from whittling to spinning, beekeeping to dry-stone walling, lace-making to trout guddling, the reader will find a fascinating treasury of pastimes from a bygone age. Malopolska A Hundred Years Ago - Malopolska Przed Stu Laty The album Lesser Polish Architecture in Wood presents the historic legacy of building in wood preserved in the Voivodeship of Lesser Poland.  The photographs in this album display the beautiful architecture of and decorative art in the region's wooden chu

by Una McGovern

by Janusz Sepiol Photographs by Piotr Witoslawski and Michal Grychowski
Designed by Wladyslaw Pluta
Malopolska During the 2nd Polish Republic - Malopolska WII Rzeczypospolitej Malopolska During The Polish People's People Republic - Malopolska W PRL Lata 1945-1970 Medycyna tradycyjna w Polsce - Traditional Medicine In Poland
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Malopolska During the 2nd Polish Republic - Malopolska WII Rzeczypospolitej Little Poland in the communist era. Lata 1945-1970" is the third volume of the series" Little Poland in the old photographs.  This publication relates the history of the region - after the Austrian partition era and the interwar period and gives us a peri Diagnostics, treatments, prevention of suffering and trying to prolong life are as old as humanity. They can be classified as the earliest and most fundamental areas of expertise. In this publication of the popular series "Saved From Oblivion," the author
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