copyright 1988; Interpress Publishers, Warsaw, Poland; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
From the Author -
This anthology contains 20 extracts from the journals and memoirs of Poles who at various times between the end of the eighteenth century and the year 1914 set foot on the soil of the United States of America.
These recollections have been chosen as the most interesting - in my opinion - of the many - mostly published - covering the period.
...seen through the eyes of educated people, including some intellectuals and artists of stature, a proportion of whom were forced to cross the Atlantic by the collapse of the successive national insurrections of 1830, 1848-49 and 1863...