Making an Ethnic Group: Lemko-Rusyns and the Minority Question in the Second Polish Republic

@article{Pasieka2021MakingAE,
  title={Making an Ethnic Group: Lemko-Rusyns and the Minority Question in the Second Polish Republic},
  author={Agnieszka Pasieka},
  journal={European History Quarterly},
  year={2021},
  volume={51},
  pages={386 - 410}
}
  • A. Pasieka
  • Published 1 July 2021
  • Sociology, History
  • European History Quarterly
Drawing on ethnographic and archival materials, this paper examines the ethnic politics of the Second Polish Republic by taking into account the experiences of the Lemko-Rusyn population, a minority East Slavic group inhabiting the peripheral mountainous area in southern Poland. It illustrates the changing policies towards Lemko-Rusyns and discusses the different responses of the local population to these policies, demonstrating the inadequacy of categories imposed from above as well as… 

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