By Joshua C. Blank
Creating Kashubia chronicles a couple of hundred and fifty years of historical past, identification, and reminiscence and demanding situations the historiography of migration and payment within the sector. for many years, authors from open air Wilno, in addition to group insiders, have written histories with no utilizing the other’s shops of data. Joshua clean combines basic archival fabric and oral heritage with nationwide narratives and a wealthy secondary literature to reimagine the interval. He examines the socio-political and spiritual forces in Prussia, delves into the area of emigrant recruitment, and analyzes the trans-Atlantic voyage. In doing so, clean demanding situations previous narratives and strains the refashioning of the community’s ethnic id from Polish to Kashubian.
An illuminating examine, growing Kashubia exhibits how altering identities and the politics of ethnic reminiscence are in the community located but transnationally influenced.
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Creating Kashubia: History, Memory, and Identity in Canada's First Polish Community (McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History) by Joshua C. Blank