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Jaroszynska-Kirchmann, Anna D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2008
"Ameryka-Echo" was one of the most popular Polish-language weeklies, published in the United States between 1889 and 1972. Its founder and owner, Antoni A. Paryski, consciously sought to transplant ideas of Polish Positivism to the Polish-American immigrant communities in the United States. Reading was a central concept of…
Descriptors: Publishing Industry, Polish Americans, Immigrants, Social Systems
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Sinton, Diana Stuart; Huber, William A. – Journal of Geography, 2007
Ethnic music is a strong indicator of cultural identity. Central and Eastern European ethnic groups have historically been associated with folk music traditions, such as polka, and radio broadcasting patterns in the United States reflect continued demand for and support of this music. Data from the 2000 Census was used to generate maps of the…
Descriptors: Music, Folk Culture, Polish Americans, Ethnic Groups
Lopata, Helen Znaniecka – 1994
This book examines Polonia, the Polish ethnic community in America created by three giant waves of immigration between 1880 and 1990. The complicated history of this ethnic group is reflected in the lives of increasing numbers of Polish Americans, including recent immigrants brought by political and economic changes, as they achieve middle class…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Catholic Schools, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Social Studies Development Center. – 1983
Designed to supplement 11th grade U.S. history textbooks, these self-contained activities will help students learn about the Polish American experience. To facilitate usage, the teacher's guide contains a series of charts keying the activities to 10 widely used textbooks. The activities are organized around 5 themes: (1) The Colonial Period: Early…
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Colonial History (United States), Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Studies
Social Studies Development Center, Bloomington, IN. – 1983
Designed to supplement eleventh grade U.S. history textbooks, the self-contained activities in this student guide will help students learn about Polish immigration to America. Intended for use with an accompanying teacher's guide, the activities are organized around five themes: (1) the colonial period: early Polish-American influence; (2) the…
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Studies, Grade 11
Lopata, Helena Znaniecka – 1979
Conflict and cohesion among different generations of Polish Americans are discussed in this research review. First, demographic figures related to Polish immigration to the U.S. are presented, and the age structure of the present Polish American population is described. It is posited, based on this demographic information, that Polish American…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Age Differences, Educational Mobility, Ethnicity
Sanders, Irwin T.; Morawska, Ewa T. – 1975
This monograph reviews literature on Polish Americans. Information was derived from sociological community studies, sociological and historical works, M.A. and Ph.D. dissertations, and theoretical and empirical studies dealing with ethnic groups. Listed in the bibliography are 302 works. The monograph is intended as a starting point for social…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Community Study, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Library Development and Services. – 1978
The pamphlet is a resource list of bibliographies and sources of print and nonprint materials designed to help library media centers and teachers select curriculum materials about ethnic groups. Racial and ethnic groups which the materials emphasize include Jews, blacks, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Italians, Japanese, Vietnamese, American…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Audiovisual Aids
Wozniak, Albin S. – 1976
This bibliography contains citations to general and specific works on Polish Americans, their cultural and social roots, their history, literature and arts, and ethnic identity. A series of anthologies which deal with adaptation problems and the acculturation of Polish American groups are included. There are also references that provide guidelines…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Audiovisual Aids, Bibliographies, Curriculum Development
Seidner, Stanley S. – 1976
This report concentrates on the problems associated with the negative image of the historical, social, and cultural backgrounds of Polish immigrants to the United States. It provides a perspective on the problems this immigrant group encountered in establishing and maintaining its cultural identity. Specific problems with negative stereotyping,…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Culture Conflict
National Education Association, Washington, DC. – 1977
The report explains how the federal Ethnic Heritage Studies Program was created, gives an overview of the 1974 program, and makes recommendations for future development of the program. Summaries of the 1974 projects, bibliographies of replicable materials produced by the projects, and ethnic and regional indexes are included. The overview…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
Krug, Mark – 1976
This book, one in a five-volume series dealing with perspectives in American education, discusses the education of ethnic groups in the United States. The purpose of the series is to create a better understanding of the education process and the relation of education to human welfare. Chapter one discusses multicultural education, examining the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Culture, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
Paquette, Dan
This annotated bibliography contains evaluations of selected source materials in ethnic studies for teachers and students. It is divided into Multi-Ethnic Resources, Italian-American Resources, Polish-American and Slavic-American Resources, German-American Resources, and Norwegian- and Swedish-American Resources. At the end of every annotated…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Origins, Ethnic Relations
Ryan, Joseph, Ed. – 1973
The contents of this book are organized in four parts. Part 1, "Defining White Ethnicity," consists of three essays: "What is an Ethnic?" Andrew Greeley; "Components of the White Ethnic Movement," Perry Weed; and "Confessions of a White Ethnic," Michael Novak. Part 2, "The Family, Parish, and Neighborhood," consists of six essays: "La Famiglia:…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Problems, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics
Novak, Michael – Center Magazine, 1974
Defines the new ethnicity as an effort to attain an accurate self-knowledge on the part of members of the 3rd and 4th generation of southern and eastern European immigrants in the United States. Discusses opposing trends and argues for a new multicultural pluralism to replace the single recipe of the melting pot. (EH)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
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