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De Zayas, Alfred M.

Overview
Works: 121 works in 393 publications in 2 languages and 4,839 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vGerman 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Composer, Translator, n, Author of introduction
Classifications: D820.P72, 940.5314
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfred M De Zayas
Nemesis at Potsdam : the Anglo-Americans and the expulsion of the Germans : background, execution, consequences by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

78 editions published between 1977 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dotyczy m. in. Polski
The Wehrmacht War Crimes Bureau, 1939-1945 by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of bureau investigations: white books
The German expellees : victims in war and peace by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The closing phase and the aftermath of World War II saw millions of refugees and displaced persons wandering across Eastern Europe in one of the most brutal and chaotic migrations in world history. The genocidal barbarism of the Nazi forces has been well documented. What hitherto has been little researched is the fate of the fifteen million German civilians who found themselves at the mercy of the Soviet armies and on the wrong side of the new postwar borders. All over Eastern Europe, the inhabitants of communities that had been established for many centuries were either expelled or killed. Over two million Germans did not survive their forced displacement. Many of these people had supported Hitler, and for the Czechs, Poles, Ukrainians, and surviving Jews, their fate must have seemed just. However, most of these Germans - East Prussian farmers, Silesian industrial workers, their wives and children - were guiltless; their fate, sentenced purely by race, remains a terrible legacy of the period. Alfred de Zayas's book (first published in German to great acclaim) describes this retribution. On the basis of extensive research in German and American archives, he sketches the history of these German communities, scattered from the Baltic to the Danube, focusing not only on their suffering but also on their pioneering achievements and the outstanding literature and art produced over the centuries. He also interviews many survivors from the catastrophic exodus that marked the terrible end to Nazi fantasies of Lebensraum
Nemesis at Potsdam : the expulsion of the Germans from the East by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protection of human rights in the administration of criminal justice : a compendium of United Nations norms and standards by M. Cherif Bassiouni( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Anmerkungen zur Vertreibung der Deutschen aus dem Osten by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teil III: Krieg und Flucht
A terrible revenge : the ethnic cleansing of the East European Germans by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fully revised and updated edition, Alfred-Maurice de Zayas documents how the closing phase and the aftermath of World War II saw millions of refugees and displaced persons wandering across Eastern Europe in one of the most brutal and chaotic migrations in world history. The genocidal barbarism of the Nazi forces has been well documented. What is little known is the fate of fifteen million German civilians who found themselves on the wrong side of new postwar borders. All over Eastern Europe, the inhabitants of communities that had been established for many centuries were either expelled or killed. Over two million Germans did not survive. Some of these people had supported Hitler, but the great majority did not. In A Terrible Revenge, de Zayas describes their horrible fate. This new edition includes an updated foreword, epilogue, and additional information from recent interviews with the children of the displaced."--Page 4 of cover
Völkermord als Staatsgeheimnis : vom Wissen über die "Endlösung der Judenfrage" im Dritten Reich by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeugnisse der Vertreibung : mit bisher unveröffentlichten Bilddokumenten by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United Nations Human Rights Committee case law 1977-2008 : a handbook by Jakob Th Möller( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larenopfer = Offerings to Lares by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in German and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation of the Larenopfer, or offerings to the household god Lar, are songs that Rilke sings to his hometown Prague and to his beloved Bohemia, short poems on the parks, fountains, churches, bridges and palaces of Prague, not forgetting Rabbi Löw's legends, the Jewish cemetery, the Thirty Years War and, of course, young love. This cycle of 90 poems offers the reader a unique view into Rilke's fascinating world, the turn-of-the-century atmosphere of Prague, then the third largest city in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Here a young German of the ruling bourgeoisie shows great appreciation of contemporary Czech literary works and enthusiasm for the cause of Czech cultural identity. The book therefore possesses not only literary merit but is also of considerable sociological and historical interest. --Red Hen Press
Kriegsverbrechen in Europa und im Nahen Osten im 20. Jahrhundert( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gennemgang og kommentering af alle erkendte forbrydelser mod gældende Folkeret("Kriegsvölkerrecht) i Europa og Mellemøsten i det 20.årh.. Behandlede retsbegreb henhører i dag under "Krigens Love". Folkeretten er kommenteret af professor dr. Armin Steinkamm
Die deutschen Vertriebenen : keine Täter, sondern Opfer : Hintergründe, Tatsachen, Folgen by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 Thesen zur Vertreibung by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verlagsinformation: Trotz einiger sehenswerter Dokumentationen im Fernsehen: Massenmedien und Schulen fassen das Thema Flucht und Vertreibung schon seit langem mit spitzen Fingern an. Umso größer ist der Bedarf an einer knappen, klaren Information über Ursachen, Verlauf und Folgen der Vertreibung von rund 14 Millionen Deutschen nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Der US-amerikanische Völkerrechtler und Historiker Alfred de Zayas bietet diese Information in bestechender Klarheit
Voices of loss and courage : German women recount their expulsion from East Central Europe, 1944-1950( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the conclusion of World War II, the Allies expelled some 14.5 million German civilians from their homelands-- both German citizens (Reichsdeutsche) living within Germany in the areas of East Prussia, Pomerania, Brandenburg, and Silesia and ethnic Germans (Volksdeutsche), whose ancestors had lived for many centuries in areas outside the German borders, in Czechoslovakia, the Baltic States and Memeland, Danzig, Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia and Romania. This forced Vertreibung or expulsion represents the largest mass migration of modern times. Astoundingly, it has received minimal attention in history books, and has been relegated to a footnote of history. This book is a memorial to those millions of civilians, and especially to the women, who were stigmatized because they were German. The authors interviewed many women who were in the Vertreibung, and have included here some thirty of their interviews
Heimatrecht ist Menschenrecht : der mühsame Weg zu Anerkennung und Verwirklichung by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genocide against the Armenians 1915-1923 and the relevance of the 1948 genocide convention by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Nemesis von Potsdam : die Anglo-Amerikaner und die Vertreibung der Deutschen by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Application of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights under the Optional Protocol by the Human Rights Committee by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Anglo-Amerikaner und die Verteibung der Deutschen : Vorgeschicht, Verlauf, Folgen by Alfred M De Zayas( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Alfred de Zayas

Alfred de Zayas US-amerikanischer Völkerrechtler und Historiker

De Zayas, A. 1947-

de Zayas, Alfred

De Zayas, Alfred 1947-

De Zayas, Alfred M.

De Zayas, Alfred M. (Alfred Maurice)

De Zayas Alfred Maurice

De Zayas, Alfred-Maurice 1947-

De Zyas, A.M. 1947-

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DeZayas, Alfred-Maurice 1947-

Zayas, A.M. de 1947-

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Zayas, Alfred M. 1947-

Zayas Alfred M. De

Zayas, Alfred M. de 1947-

Zayas, Alfred M. de (Alfred Maurice)

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Zayas, Alfred-Maurice de 1947-

Zayas, Alfredo M. de

Languages
German (137)

English (103)

Covers
The German expellees : victims in war and peaceNemesis at Potsdam : the expulsion of the Germans from the EastThe protection of human rights in the administration of criminal justice : a compendium of United Nations norms and standardsA terrible revenge : the ethnic cleansing of the East European GermansLarenopfer = Offerings to LaresVoices of loss and courage : German women recount their expulsion from East Central Europe, 1944-1950