He was born on 17 July 1876 in Kościerzyna in Kashubia, the son of Jan and Józefina née Bask.
As the plot of the novel takes place in the second half of the nineteenth century in Kashubia, the hero desires to fulfil himself as a defender of the land and its people.
In the dream-tale of the figure of Remus, Majkowski presented not only the tragedy of the Germanisation of Kashubia, but also the idea of liberation and the return of the Kashubian lands to their former glory.
New Kashubia was a planet rich in heavy metals, but utterly lacking in carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen.
But New Kashubia had been well paid by the planet that had hired the mercenaries for the war they had faked, severe food rationing back home was no longer necessary, and people could now afford luxuries like homes and clothing.
But New Kashubia had been well paid by the planet that had hired the mercenaries for the war they had faked, severe food rationing back home was no longer necessary, and people could now afford such extravagant luxuries as food, homes and clothing." There was just one problem.
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All that they had had to pay for was some one-time engineering and the short-term rent on the automatic factories that made the automatic factories that made the munitions, plus some minor supervisory fees to Tokyo Mining and Manufacturing.
New Kashubia was on its way to getting a new credit rating, at least among the smuggling set.
What with all the rules that had to be enforced to make bare survival possible on New Kashubia, there was a growing class of perpetual criminals that something had to be done with.
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Gdansk - the major baltic city of Poland, situated in the northern part of Poland The city was founded in Xth century.
Kashubia - the most famous region of northern Poland thanks to its landscapes full of lakes with cristal clean water and always green, virgin forests, is a real paradise for toursists.
To the most important towns of Kashubia district belong Zukowo, Chmielno and Kartuzy with its famous monastry and cathedral built by the Karthuze monks
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Bursting with magnificent lakes, hills, streams and forests concealing a small, buttermilk-drinking race of people who speak a strange language and who observe their own unique customs, the little-known region west of Gdańsk that is Kashubia has been drawing urban Poles into its lazy summer clutches for generations.
Refreshingly different and pleasantly lacking in foreigners, Kashubian Switzerland is small enough to be covered in a day or two by car or bus, yet rich enough in opportunities to swim, fish and sail as well as enjoy its unique culture to fill you with enough good memories to last for years to come.
An elegant lodge overlooking a lake 8km north of Kartuzy, Kania Lodge prides itself on its combination of luxury accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere.
It is sourrounded by many hills made by Skandinavian glaciers.
wikitravel.org /en/Kashubia (85 words)
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Władysławowo is not only the longest city of Kashubia, inhabited by same 15
Władysławowo is not only the longest city of Kashubia, inhabited by same 15.000 residents, but also an administrative unit covering in its range localities stretching tram Karwia through Ostrowo, Tupadły, Jastrzębia Góra, Rozewie, Chłapowo, all the way to Chałupy.
It is located on the Kępa Swarzewska (Swarzewo Hillock), at the base of the Hel Peninsula, 48 km away from Gdynia and 33 km from Hel.
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First, the involuntary colonists of New Kashubia rescued their planet from crushing debt by becoming virtual reality mercenaries, then they successfully revolted against the oppressive government of Earth, but now they are menaced by the Mitchegal, a species whose biology has made them inherently evil.
The carnivorous adults lay and abandon vast numbers of eggs, some of which grow into vegetarian juveniles, which are the adults' only food supply.
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ere led on the teritory of Southern Kashubia, in the commune of Stara Kiszewa.
The survey were led by the workers of The Institute of Biology and Environmental Protection from Pedagogical University in Słupsk.
This fact can be strongly marked by body height, hip breadth, chest circumference.
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Centuries in the future, on the distant and dirt-poor planet of New Kashubia, young Mickolai Derdowski is sentenced to death for getting his girlfriend, Kasia, pregnant.
The planet of New Kashubia is a ball of heavy metals in orbit about a pulsar that bakes the planet's surface with deadly radiation.
He states that even if a person is one-sixteenth Kashubian that they have to go to New Kashubia, which results in both fls and Chinese ending up on New Kashubia because someone in their background is Kashubian.
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Within moments of arriving at Kania Lodge I knew I had found something special.
Kania Lodge is located on the edge of Jezioro Białe (White Lake), the deepest lake in Kashubia.
Its 11 acres of lawns, tennis court, foreshore and farmland nestle on the higher, western side of the lake, protected from the prevailing wind by a line of large alder trees and bathed in summer sunshine throughout the day.
The surviving Kashubian dialects, until 1945 in direct language contact with Low German speaking settlers, were subject to strong linguistic influence.
In my presentation I will present the scope and methodology of my research, which is devoted to a detailed diachronic investigation of one geographically and dialectal defined area in North Kashubia in terms of different levels of interference.
These levels will be phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and lexicon.
Probably the first document written in this language is Dutki brzeskie, a manuscript from 1402.
So the official history of Kashubia started – an eventful and complicated history, about which (and about many other aspects of the Kashubian language and culture) I will write more in my next article.
Baudoin de Courtenay said that Kashubian is plus polonais que le polonais meme ‘more Polish than Polish itself’, more consequent in some changes, still keeping ancient Polish vocabulary, a special (double) number, or phonemes that do not exist in Polish anymore.
Books, periodicals, ancestor charts, family trees, two thousnad microfiches, old and new topographical maps in the 1:25,000, 1:50,000, 1:75,000, 1:100,000 and 1:200,000 scale from East Prussia, Galicia, Greater Poland, Kashubia, Mazowia, Silesia, Vistulian Pomerania (West Prussia), Warmia and other regions, telephone books, old address-books, gazetteers, newspaper clippings, genealogical bibliography etc.
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