Polish Customs, Traditions, & Folklore
Polish Customs, Traditions, & Folklore celebrates the customs and traditions of Poland. It is organized by months beginning with December and Advent and proceeds through the calendar year. It covers Holy Week and Easter customs, midsummer celebrations, harvest festivals, wedding rites, as well as birth and death rituals. Superstitions and proverbs are sprinkled throughout and illustrations enhance the text.
About Sophie Hodorowicz Knab (Buffalo, New York Author)
Sophie Hodorowicz Knab has written numerous articles and books Poland's rich cultural heritage including Polish Customs, Traditions and Folklore(1992), Polish Herbs, Flowers and Folk Medicine (1995-out of print) Polish Wedding Customs and Traditions (1997-out of print) and Polish Country Kitchen Cookbook (2002). Her latest book deals with the fate of hundreds of thousands of Polish women during World War II as a forced laborers in Nazi Germany. It is titled "Wearing the Letter P: Polish Women as Forced Laborers in Nazi Germany 1939-1945." Hippocrene Books, 2016.