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❰PDF / Epub❯ ☄ Tańczące niedźwiedzie Author Witold Szabłowski – Formresponse.co.uk As heard on NPR's All Things Considered Utterly original The New York Times Book Review Mixing bold journalism with bolder allegories Mr Szablowski teaches us with witty persistence that we must desirAs heard on NPR's All Things Considered Utterly original The New York Times Book Review Mixing bold journalism with bolder allegories Mr Szablowski teaches us with witty persistence that we must desire freedom rather than simply expect it Timothy Snyder New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny and The Road to UnfreedomAn incisive humorous and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist countries holding fast to their former lives by the acclaimed author of How to Feed a Dictator For hundreds of years Bulgarian Gypsies trained bears to dance welcoming them into their families and taking them on the road to perform In the early 2000s with the fall of Communism they were.

Forced to release the bears into a wildlife refuge But even today whenever the bears see a human they still get up on their hind legs to danceIn the tradition of Ryszard Kapuściński award winning Polish journalist Witold Szablowski uncovers remarkable stories of people throughout Eastern Europe and in Cuba who like Bulgaria's dancing bears are now free but who seem nostalgic for the time when they were not His on the ground reporting of smuggling a car into Ukraine hitchhiking through Kosovo as it declares independence arguing with Stalin adoring tour guides at the Stalin Museum sleeping in London's Victoria Station alongside a homeless woman from Poland and giving taxi rides to Cuba.

tańczące pdf niedźwiedzie free Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBForced to release the bears into a wildlife refuge But even today whenever the bears see a human they still get up on their hind legs to danceIn the tradition of Ryszard Kapuściński award winning Polish journalist Witold Szablowski uncovers remarkable stories of people throughout Eastern Europe and in Cuba who like Bulgaria's dancing bears are now free but who seem nostalgic for the time when they were not His on the ground reporting of smuggling a car into Ukraine hitchhiking through Kosovo as it declares independence arguing with Stalin adoring tour guides at the Stalin Museum sleeping in London's Victoria Station alongside a homeless woman from Poland and giving taxi rides to Cuba.

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PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í Witold Szabłowski is an award winning Polish journalist At age twenty five he became the youngest reporter at the Polish daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza’s weekly supplement Duży Format where he covered international stories in countries including Cuba South Africa and Iceland His features on the problem of illegal immigrants flocking to the EU won the European Parliament Journalism Prize; hi

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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBIn Dancing Bears Szabłowski investigates the Romani dancing bears kept and trained for centuries to perform and serve as the livelihood for the traveling peoples When Bulgaria joined the European Union this practice of bear keeping became illegal and the bears were gathered up and placed in a reserve where they were allowed to live their days as bears even though they didn't know how They were taught to hunt to eat by themselves to hibernate and to live in this new way Some made it but many did notSzabłowski employs this metaphor of the dancing bears for various people groups after the fall of Communism He travels to Cuba and several Eastern European communities interviewing people about their lives their nostalgia for that life under tyranny and their distaste for the current ways and structuresThe first half of the book focuses sole


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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUB35 StarsThis was such an interesting story about a slice of recent history I feel few know about Szablowski tells s


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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBYou lay down on your stomach and you let the bear walk on top of you for luck and good health Just for a few coins was what a relative told me when I first saw the enormous animal walking peacefully among crowds of people Next to her would usually be a man playing a musical instrument called gadulka and the bear would stand up on its hind legs and move aro


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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBI first read about the English translation of this book and uickly got the Polish original In “Tańczące niedźwiedzie” “Dancing Bears” Witold Szabłowski gives a glimpse into how various places not necessarily whole countries deal with the post communism transition on a social economic and political level; in case of Havana it’s about gauging how ordinary people feel about the future and it is enlightening to read such a wide spectrum of opinions from CubansThe first half of the book is devoted to giving relative freedom to dancing bears in various parts of Bulgaria Szabłowski travels to meet former bear keepers and hears t


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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUB ‘Riveting’ Overland ‘A compelling and nuanced portrait of the push between the freedoms of modernity and nostalgia for the old communist systemSzablowski disp


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    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBThis is really two books The first is about dancing bears specifically Bulgarian Romani dancing bears which were outlawed ten years ago when Bulgaria joined the European Union It is an amazingly well chosen series of monologues from Romani those trying to save the bears and others I was lucky enough to see one


  7. Emm C² Emm C² says:

    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUB Dancing Bears is a massively interesting book on the rehabilitating of former dancing bears of Eastern Europe and its strange parallels to life in various countries after the collapse of Communism Dancing Bears is a perfect combination in nonfiction of accessible entertaining and unflinchingly honest I'm not well versed on politics truthfully but I find the history and culture of these countries fascinating especially since they are all firsthand interviews from the people who were thereThe first half focused on the ex dancing bears is incredibly tragic The methods of training a bear to dance undeniably created a practice that lent itself


  8. Jessica T. Jessica T. says:

    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBHoly dancing bears This book was excellent The first part of the book gives the reader a concise history of the dancing bears of Europe and it ends with the conservation effort of these bears The second part discusses how citizens of post communist countries are finding difficulties adjusting to freedomcapitalism It shows the parallels between the bears and the people and helps explain why freedom is so difficult This was an eye opener for me and written in a language anyone can understand netgally


  9. Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) Stephanie Jane (Literary Flits) says:

    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBSee of my book reviews on my blog Literary FlitsThis book is in two halves the first of which tells of the last few Bulgarian Roma families to own dancing bears Szablowski spent time talking with these families about how they kept and trained their bears how they were fed and cared for He also spoke with the Austrain Four Paws charity which was commit


  10. Cindy Leighton Cindy Leighton says:

    PDF/EPUB formresponse.co.uk Ò Tańczące niedźwiedzie Kindle í tańczące pdf, niedźwiedzie free, Tańczące niedźwiedzie PDF/EPUBThere's poverty everywhere But euality only exists here in our country CubaLOVED this very original comparison of the outlawed practice of dancing bears in Bulgaria freed one by one onto a reserve with people across Eastern Europe and Cuba who are freed from life under communism andor dictatorships Things I learned Many women thought and continue to think Stalin was sexy Albania is covered with up to 750000 giant concrete mushroom like Communist era bunkers We have evidence people have been domesticating bears for over 8000 years Bears ears are working while they hibernate and they can uickly wake up yet they go three to four months without producing any urine or feces amazing Bulgarians believed bears could cure people by lying down on top of themIn all seriousness I really loved this book It is divided into two parts the first half de


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