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Re: [S-R] Re: 1869 Hungarian census

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  • R D Gale
    I would like to refer you to the Carpatho-Rusyn Research Center, which has the Magosci text you referred to at about half that price (Nov. 2003). C-RRC Inc.
    Message 1 of 34 , Aug 7, 2004
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      I would like to refer you to the Carpatho-Rusyn Research Center, which has the Magosci text you referred to at about half that price (Nov. 2003).
      C-RRC Inc.
      7380 SW 86 Lane
      Ocala FL 34476-7006

      RDGale


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Janet Kozlay<mailto:kozlay@...>
      To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com<mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 7:05 AM
      Subject: RE: [S-R] Re: 1869 Hungarian census


      Thanks for providing in interesting description of medieval house
      architecture. It is too bad that the author did not make any comparisons
      with 18th and 19th century practices. The use of logs, however, seems to
      have continued.

      I have looked in vain for an English-language book on Slovak ethnography.
      There is apparently an excellent study published in the last decade, but it
      is in Slovak only. I think there would be considerable potential readership
      for such a book in English.

      The closest thing I have been able to find is a compilation of six scholarly
      papers entitled "The Persistence of Regional Cultures: Rusyns & Ukrainians
      in their Carpathian Homeland and Abroad," edited by Paul Robert Magosci, No.
      5 of the Classics of Carpatho-Rusyn Scholarship series. Although it is
      available from the Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark, they want $50.00 for it,
      which I think is very expensive. I have ordered one item from this source,
      also expensive, and it took many weeks for it to arrive despite what I
      thought was a very high shipping fee.

      I believe that Fel and Hofer's "Proper Peasants" has achieved a pretty wide
      readership, and many copies are available through abebooks.com at very
      reasonable prices. Although this is an intensive study of one Hungarian
      village, I suspect that most of it could be applied to a wide area of
      Central Europe. It is an excellent presentation of daily peasant life in
      the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Until something more specific
      appears on Slovakia, I can highly recommend it.

      Janet







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    • Vladimir Bohinc
      Trencin Census did not survive. Therefore it could not be filmed. Vladimir ... From: johnqadam To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006
      Message 34 of 34 , Oct 12, 2006
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        Trencin Census did not survive. Therefore it could not be filmed.
        Vladimir

        ----- Original Message -----
        From: johnqadam
        To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 6:15 PM
        Subject: Re: [S-R] 1869 Hungarian census


        >>> Regarding the 1869 Hungarian Census . . . does anyone know if
        additional counties have been added (mainly interested in Trenscen)?<<<

        The list of census films is on line at the LDS web site. Sorry, no
        Trenscen listed.





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