By Robert L. Skrabanek

ISBN-10: 0890963657

ISBN-13: 9780890963654

ISBN-10: 0890964130

ISBN-13: 9780890964132

Born into the Czech neighborhood of Snook, Texas, within the early 20th century, Robert L. Skrabanek describes with heat and familiarity how the immigrants and their households made their history part of their day-by-day lives. we are Czechs, first released in 1988, is an interesting account of lifestyles in a close-knit group that in actual fact thought of it a privilege to be Czech--a privilege to be loved and handed directly to the subsequent iteration. In those pages readers can experience the group spirit that got here from attending worship companies held within the Czech language, deciding on associates and spouses from the Czech neighborhood, developing cooperatives and fraternal firms, operating the land in conventional methods, baking kolaches, and dancing the polka. " . . . a truly informative and wonderful e-book on ethnic background couched in a really own, casual, and folksy style."—Southwestern historic Quarterly "Everyone will take pleasure in his money owed of rural lifestyles as obvious and interpreted through a turning out to be boy--the paintings and the way not easy it used to be, the nutrients and the way stable it tasted, . . . the joys of group get-togethers, the calls for and rewards of college, the truth of low source of revenue, and past all, the excitement and pleasure of daily life."—Rural Sociology

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