The Polish biographical dictionary profiles of nearly 900 Poles who have made lasting contributions to world civilization by Stanley S. Sokol

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Published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers in Wauconda, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Poland

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  • Poland -- Biography -- Dictionaries

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementStanley S. Sokol with Sharon F. Mrotek Kissane ; and a brief history of Poland by Alfred L. Abramowicz.
ContributionsKissane, Sharon F. Mrotek., Abramowicz, Alfred L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT1230 .S67 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination477 p. :
Number of Pages477
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1555534M
ISBN 10086516245X
LC Control Number91035862

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