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Germans to Poles : communism, nationalism and ethnic cleansing after the Second World War

Author: Hugo Service
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: New studies in European history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of the Second World War, mass forced migration and population movement accompanied the collapse of Nazi Germany's occupation and the start of Soviet domination in East-Central Europe. Hugo Service examines the experience of Poland's new territories, exploring the Polish Communist attempt to 'cleanse' these territories in line with a nationalist vision, against the legacy of brutal wartime occupations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Service
ISBN: 9781107671485 1107671485
OCLC Number: 829055876
Description: ix, 378 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Eastern Europe, 1939 --
44: Occupation, expulsion, killing --
2. Poland, 1939 --
49: Territory and communism --
3. War and peace --
4. Expulsion --
5. Repopulation --
6. Verification --
7. Expellees, settlers, natives --
8. Holocaust survivors and foreigners --
9. Assimilation --
10. Culture, religion, society.
Series Title: New studies in European history.
Responsibility: Hugo Service.

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In the aftermath of the Second World War, millions of Germans were uprooted from their homes in Poland's newly created Western territories and sent back to Germany as these areas were repopulated by  Read more...

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'A magisterial overview of forced population movements across all of Eastern Europe at the end of the Second World War and in its aftermath. Service's monograph thus serves as a highly useful Read more...

 
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