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The World of the Lemkos. An Ethnographic Journey Across Lemkivshchyna

6 June 2014

Libra PL has just released Andrzej Karczmarzewski’s book titled Świat Łemków. Etnograficzna podróż po Łemkowszczyźnie (The World of The Lemkos. An Ethnographic Journey Across Lemkivshchyna).

The publication provides hundreds of photographs, many of which have not been published before, obtained from the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Kraków, the Historical Museum of Sanok, the Ethnographic Park in Nowy Sącz, the National Digital Archives, and private collectors. They include photographs by Roman Reinfuss, Tadeusz Seweryn, Stanisław Leszczycki, and others. The book is based on comprehensive research of all relevant literature, both Polish and foreign. Readers will also find lyrics of Lemko occasional and ritual songs as well as texts of myths translated for the first time from Ukrainian to Polish.

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