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Recovered territory : a German-Polish conflict over land and culture, 1919-89

Author: Peter Polak-Springer
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From 1919 to 1989, the borderland of Upper Silesia, one of Central Europe's most important industrial regions, was at the center of a conflict between Germany and Poland. In their interaction with--and mutual influence on--one another, political and cultural actors from both nations developed a transnational culture of territorial rivalry. Architecture, spaces of memory, films, radio auditions, museums, folklore,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Polak-Springer, Peter.
Recovered Territory
(DLC) 2015003132
(OCoLC)900445721
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Polak-Springer
ISBN: 9781782388883 1782388885
OCLC Number: 935494902
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 280 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The making of a contested borderland, 1871-1939 --
A transnational tradition of border rallies, 1922-1934 --
Acculturating an industrial borderland, 1922-1934 --
Giving "Polish Silesia" a "German" face, 1939-1945 --
Recovering "Polish Silesia," 1945-1956 --
Epilogue: From revisionism to Ostpolitik and beyond.
Responsibility: by Peter Polak-Springer.

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"This welcome study, deeply researched in archival and printed sources and in secondary literature, examines cultural and political conflict in the region of Upper Silesia, primarily between 1922 and Read more...

 
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