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Title Redrawing nations : ethnic cleansing in East-Central Europe, 1944-1948 / edited by Philipp Ther and Ana Siljak.

Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.800947 REDR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 343 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard Cold War studies book series.
Harvard Cold War studies book series.
Notes Based on a conference held in 1997 in Gliwice, Poland.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 A Century of Forced Migration: The Origins and Consequences of "Ethnic Cleansing" / Philipp Ther 43 -- Part I Creating a Polish Nation-State -- 2 Forced Migration and the Transformation of Polish Society in the Postwar Period / Krystyna Kersten 75 -- 3 "Cleansing" Poland of Germans: The Province of Pomerania, 1945-1949 / Stanislaw Jankowiak 87 -- 4 Who Is a Pole, and Who Is a German? The Province of Olsztyn in 1945 / Claudia Kraft 107 -- 5 "De-Germanization" and "Re-Polonization" in Upper Silesia, 1945-1950 / Bernard Linek 121 -- 6 Gathering Poles into Poland: Forced Migration from Poland's Former Eastern Territories / Jerzy Kochanowski 135 -- 7 Expulsion, Resettlement, Civil Strife: The Fate of Poland's Ukrainians, 1944-1947 / Orest Subtelny 155 -- 8 Overcoming Ukrainian Resistance: The Deportation of Ukrainians within Poland in 1947 / Marek Jasiak 173 -- Part II Retribution and Expulsion in Czechoslovakia -- 9 Mechanics of Ethnic Cleansing: The Expulsion of Germans from Czechoslovakia, 1945-1947 / Eagle Glassheim 197 -- 10 To Prosecute or to Expel? Czechoslovak Retribution and the "Transfer" of Sudeten Germans / Benjamin Frommer 221 -- 11 Social and Economic Consequences of Resettling Czechs into Northwestern Bohemia, 1945-1947 / Zdenek Radvanovsky 241 -- Part III German Refugees and the New German States -- 12 Compelling the Assimilation of Expellees in the Soviet Zone of Occupation and the GDR / Manfred Wille 263 -- 13 Social Conflict and Social Transformation in the Integration of Expellees into Rural Brandenburg, 1945-1952 / Arnd Bauerkamper 285 -- 14 German Refugees and Expellees from the East and the Creation of a Western German Identity after World War II / Rainer Schulze 307.
Summary After World War II, some 12 million Germans, 3 million Poles and Ukrainians, and tens of thousands of Hungarians were expelled from their homes and forced to migrate to their supposed countries of origin. Using the latest archival materials from Polish,
Other author Ther, Philipp.
Siljak, Ana, 1967-
Subject Forced migration -- Europe, Eastern.
Population transfers -- Germans.
Population transfers -- Ukrainians.
Europe, Eastern -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
ISBN 074251093X (alk. paper)
0742510948 (paperback: alk. paper)