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Spirit of Place
The Roadside Shrines of Poland explores the origins and purposes of the tens of thousands of roadside shrines that dot the landscape of Poland. ​This exploration  is for those interested in Polish history, culture, religious traditions, art and ancestry


 
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ISBN: 9780781813594

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Spirit of Place:Roadside Shrines of Poland will be delayed until April 9, 2023

The Roadside Shrines of Poland explores the origins and purposes of the tens of thousands of roadside shrines that dot the landscape of Poland. It examines the early origin of erecting shrines, the different types of shrines, the various religious figures represented in the shrines and their meaing to the people of Poland. Additional chapters are devoted to the artists and sculptors who created the shrines, the role these local shrines played in the annual holidays, customs and traditions of the community, and their role in everyday life as well as death.

This exploration of Poland's roadside shrines is for anyone interested in Polish history and culture, religious traditions, art and ancestry. Color photographs throughout each chapter enhance the text and provide important viusal interest and clarity of the subject matter.

About the Author Sophie Hodorowicz Knab is a bestselling author of several Polish-interest books, including Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore and The Polish Country Kitchen Cookbook, both published by Hippocrene Books. She contributes regularly to many Polish-American papers, including Am-Pol Eagle and Polish American Journal. She resides in Grand Island, New York.

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  • Softcover TBA pages
  • 2022 Size 6" x 9"


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