Quarks, Elephants and Pierogi

Quarks, Elephants and Pierogi

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Publisher: Centrala

ISBN: 1912278162

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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An eye-catching new book introducing Polish culture to English-language readers. Can you distil the essence of a country into just 100 words? We think so. Written by Mikolaj Gliński, Matthew Davies and Adam Żulawski, and illustrated by award-winning graphic designer Magda Burdzynska, Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi: Poland in 100 Words is made up of a series of 100 full-colour illustrations and articles that each discuss all sorts of Polish words, such as milośc (love), imieniny (name day), ojczyzna (fatherland), wolnośc (freedom), and even filiżanka (tea cup). Often via etymology, each word is an entry point to the multi-layered world of Polish culture and history. Winner of Most Beautiful Books in Poland 2018 in the Guide category.
Quarks, Elephants and Pierogi
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors:
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-14 - Publisher: Centrala

An eye-catching new book introducing Polish culture to English-language readers. Can you distil the essence of a country into just 100 words? We think so. Written by Mikolaj Gliński, Matthew Davies and Adam Żulawski, and illustrated by award-winning graphic designer Magda Burdzynska, Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi: Poland in 100 Words
Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Mikołaj Gliński, Matthew Davies, Adam Żuławski
Categories: Poland
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

"Can you distil the essence of a country into just 100 words? We think so. 'Quarks, Elephants & Pierogi: Poland in 100 Word' will make you fall in love with a country with one of the most unusual histories out there. It'll also show you how languages intersect and whole