Introduction: Migration and citizenship in a globalizing world -- Migration and settlement : building Polish communities in the Ruhr and northeastern Pennsylvania -- The face of mining : the coal industry in the Ruhr and northeastern Pennsylvania -- Breaking barriers : Polish entry into the mines -- Becoming mining men : Polish integration within the workforce -- Divided hearts, divided faith : Poles and the Catholic Church -- Challenging state and society : the "Polish question" and the rise of Polish ethnic associations -- War and Polish communities transformed, 1914-24 -- Conclusion: Determining the borders of integration.
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