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Published by University Press in Fribourg, Switzerland .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Poland,
  • Poland.

Subjects:

  • Post-communism -- Poland.,
  • Social integration -- Poland.,
  • Poland -- Social conditions -- 1980-,
  • Poland -- Economic conditions -- 1990-,
  • Poland -- Politics and government -- 1989-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Michał Buchowski ... [et al.].
SeriesStudia ethnographica Friburgensia,, Bd. 25
ContributionsBuchowski, Michał.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN537.5 .P53785 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination353 p. ;
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3638696M
ISBN 103727813717
LC Control Number2002444488

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