The Second Homeland : Polish Refugees in IndiaMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (376 p.)ISBN: 9788132111436Subject(s): Polish people -- India -- History -- 20th century | Refugees -- India -- History -- 20th century | Refugees -- Soviet Union -- History | World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Poland | World War, 1939-1945 -- Deportations from Soviet UnionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Second Homeland : Polish Refugees in IndiaDDC classification: 940.53/145 LOC classification: DS432.P67 -- P65 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Maps -- List of Photographs -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Appendices -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- A Brief Historical Background -- Arrival -- Franek's Odyssey -- Arrival in India -- India Years -- Franek and Tadek in Balachadi -- Home for the Next Few Years -- The Transit Camps and War-duration Domicile -- Franek in Valivade -- A Polish Village on an Indian Riverbank -- Reminiscences and Reflections -- Franek's Epilogue -- Looking Back -- Voices from the Past -- Author's Note -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index
About the Author
This book documents the passage of the Polish refugees arriving in India from the USSR in 1942. Readers will get an authentic account of their tribulations through the first-person account of a young Polish orphan's hair-raising journey to India and his experiences during the stay. Author Anuradha Bhattacharjee includes a historical perspective culled out from archival documents in India, the UK and Poland. This is a unique mix of a diary, oral history and historical viewpoint placed adjacent to a compilation of archival personal photographs. The book beautifully brings out a little-known aspe
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