Płaj 19 – Abstracts

Andrzej Wielocha:
THE JOSEPHINIAN SETTLEMENT IN THE GALICIAN PART OF THE CARPATHIANS
A brief description of German settlement in Galicia, organized by Joseph II at the end of XVIII century, and further vicissitudes of German villages.
Marek Grabski:
GERMAN SETTLEMENT IN THE SANDECIAN REGION IN XVIII CENTURY
A detailed description (population, architecture, economical conditions) of the German villages in environs of Nowy Sącz.
Hubert Ossadnik:
THE LUTHERAN COMMUNITY IN BANDROW-COLONY VILLAGE IN THE LIGHT OF THE CHURCH REGISTERS, 1788-1939
A historic and demographical analysis of certain German villages in the northern edges of the Bieszczady Mts., based on the preserved registers of the Evangelical parish.
Tadeusz A. Olszański:
THE GERMAN POPULATION OF THE SUBCARPATHIANS IN THE LIGHT OF THE 1921 POLISH CENSUS
An information about numbers of people of Evangelic religion and German ethnicity, as registered by the first and best interwar Polish census. Numbers presented for the counties, with the brief comments.
Tadeusz M. Trajdos:
THE GERMANS OF THE UPPER SPISZ (SEPES)
An extensive account on the villages of the Transmagurian Spisz (Zamagurze Spiskie) and Lubowla regions, in which Germans have lived or still live.
Stanisław Figiel:
SAXONS OF SIEBENBURGEN
A brief account on the history of the medieval German settlement in Siebenburgen (Transylvania) and on the most interesting historic monuments of their past.
Claus Stephani:
ETHNIC COMMUNITIES IN BUKOVINA AND THEIR RELATIONS IN THE LIGHT OF THE FOLK TALES OF THE SPISZ GERMANS
A paper prepared for the international conference ,,Bukovina — Europe in Miniature” (Jastrowie, Poland, June 1994) and published originally in German in the post-conference materials.
Mirosław J. Barański:
THE HUNGARIAN ,,KURUTZ” UPRISING EPISODE RELATED TO BIELSKO AND ZYWIEC REGIONS
A reconstruction of the Hungarian excursion on Bielsko during the Emeryk Thokoly’s uprising, 1682.
Jerzy Macek:
THE HUTZUL REPUBLIC
An outline of history of the ephemeric quasi-state existung in 1919 in the southern (transcarpathian) part of the Hutzul Region.
Adam Bartosz:
POGÓRZE AND ŁEMKOWSZCZYZNA AT THE PHOTOS BY GERMAN SOLDIER
A description of the collection of the photographs, shot by a German soldier in the Polish Subcarpathians in 1939-40. Some photos reproduced.
Antoni Kroh:
WHO CAN GIVE A PERMISSION TO LOVE THE SOVIET ARMY?
An account of the erection of the memorial of the Soviet and Czechoslovak soldiers, killed in action during the Dukla Pass battle, 1944. The memorial was erected by the community of Zyndranowa village, and destroyed by the Polish communist authorities.
Mariusz Martyniak:
ROMAN KUMLYK —THE HUTSUL MUSICIAN An essay about the well known contemporary Hutzul folk musician.
Nicolae Mares:
THE VALACHAIN ROOTS?
An excerpt from the book about John Paul II by the Romanian author, consisting highly controversional view about alleged Valachian origin of the Pope’s ancestors. Commented by Tadeusz A. Olszański.
Zdzisław Skrok:
POP IWAN MT. FROM THE BACKSIDE
A report of the excursion to Czarnohora Mts., undertaken in recent years, with interestiing observations about today’s Ukrainian actuality.
Marek Skawiński:
ON THE POLES IN SLOVAKIA. MY ANSWER TO MR ANTONI KROH AND MR PIOTR KRZYWDA
An author’s response to polemical articles, published in ,,Płaj” No 17.
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