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A Student's Guide to Polish American Genealogy (Oryx American Family Tree Series) [Hardcover]

by Carl Sokolnicki Rollyson, Lisa Olson Paddock

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January 17, 1996 089774974X 978-0897749749 annotated edition 10 and up 5 and up
This guide gives students the tools to trace their ancestry, teaching them to collect data, obtain and evaluate documents and sources, use the latest electronic tools for researching, and conduct accounts of historical events in family life.

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"There are dozens of interesting pictures in both black and white and color which accompany the text. Many of these photographs are of prominent figures in Polish history or descendants of Polish immigrants who made their mark in America." -- New On the Bookshelf

About the Author

Carl Sokolnicki Rollyson is a professor of English at Baruch College, The City University of New York. He has published six biographies and several articles on Poland and Eastern Europe.

Lisa Olson Paddock is a lawyer and a free-lance writer. She has published books and essays on literature and the law.


Product Details

  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Series: Oryx American Family Tree Series
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwood; annotated edition edition (January 17, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 089774974X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0897749749
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,380,762 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Carl Rollyson, Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York, has published more than forty books ranging in subject matter from biographies of Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Hellman, Martha Gellhorn, Norman Mailer, Rebecca West, Susan Sontag, and Jill Craigie to studies of American culture, genealogy, children's biography, film, and literary criticism. He has authored more than 500 articles on American and European literature and history. His work has been reviewed in newspapers such as The New York Times and the London Sunday Telegraph and in journals such as American Literature and the Dictionary of Literary Biography. For four years (2003-2007) he wrote a weekly column, "On Biography," for The New York Sun and was President of the Rebecca West Society (2003-2007). His play, THAT WOMAN: REBECCA WEST REMEMBERS, has been produced at Theatresource in New York City. Amy Lowell Anew: A Biography (awarded a "We the People" NEH grant) will be published in August 2013. . "Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews, a biography of Dana Andrews was published in September 2012 by University Press of Mississippi. His biography, "American Isis: The Life and Death of Sylvia Plath" was published in February 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of her death. His reviews of biography appear regularly in The Wall Street Journal, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Raleigh News & Observer, The Kansas City Star, and The New Criterion. He is currently advisory editor for the Hollywood Legends series published by the University Press of Mississippi. He welcomes queries from those interested in contributing to the series. Read his column, "Biographology," and his blog on http://carlrollyson.com.
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