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January 2004

Volume XXIV, No. 1

The Sarmatian Review (ISSN 1059-5872) is a triannual publication of the Polish Institute of Houston. The journal deals with Polish, Central, and Eastern European affairs, and it explores their implications for the United States. We specialize in the translation of documents.Sarmatian Review is indexed in the American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies and in P.A.I.S. International Database available on OCLC FirstSearch.

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The Sarmatian Review, P. O. Box 79119,

Houston, Texas 77279-9119.

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Editor: Ewa Thompson (Rice University).

Editorial Advisory Committee: Janusz A. Ihnatowicz (University of Saint Thomas), Joseph A.Kotarba (University of Houston), Alex Kurczaba (University of Illinois), Marcus D. Leuchter (Holocaust Museum Houston),Witold J. Lukaszewski (Sam Houston State University), Theresa Kurk McGinley (North Harris College), Michael J. Mikos (University of Wisconsin), Jan Rybicki (Kraków Pedagogical University), Dariusz Skórczewski (Rice University), Tamara Trojanowska (University of Toronto), Piotr Wilczek (University of Silesia).

Copy Editor: Cyndy Brown (Rice University)

Web Pages: Lisa Spiro (Rice University).

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Sarmatian Council: James Burns (Houston), Iga J. Henderson (Houston), Joseph A. Jachimczyk (J. A. Jachimczyk Forensic Center of Harris County, Texas), Marek Kimmel (Rice University), Leonard M. Krazynski (First Honorary Polish Consul in Houston), James R. Thompson (Rice University).

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