Poland's Living Folk Culture
Photography: Christian Parma
Text: Anna Sieradzka
Translation: James Richards, Anna Czajkowska
Poland remains one of the few European countries in which with the onset of the 21st century one can still encounter some "living" manifestations of folk culture. And it is to this phenomenon that this book is devoted to.
A richly illustrated book featuring many facets of Poland's folk culture. The book is divided into five chapters, entitled:
1. Historical Outline
2. In The Religious Sphere
3. On Festival Day…
4. …And Day In, Day Out
5. To Save Folk Culture From Being Forgotten
CHRISTIAN PARMA is a photographer, publisher. A photographer for some 60 lavishly-illustrated travel books.
PROF. ANNA SIERADZKA PhD is a historian of art, employee of the Art History Institute at Warsaw University. The scope of her professional interests ranges from costume studies, through artistic crafts, the history of the 19th century and 20th century art (with particular attention to Art Deco), to the historical studies of customs and traditions. She publicized several tens of both scientific articles and writings aimed at the general public.
Publishing House: Parma® Press, Marki 2005
Hardcover book measuring 6.7" x 6.3" x 0.5"
96 pages, 250 color photographs
English Language Version
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