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People on the Move : Forced Population Movements in Europe in the Second World War and Its Aftermath

By: Corni, Gustavo.
Contributor(s): Stark, Tamas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Occupation in Europe: Publisher: Oxford : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2008Description: 1 online resource (288 p.).ISBN: 9781847884640.Subject(s): Population transfersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: People on the Move : Forced Population Movements in Europe in the Second World War and Its AftermathDDC classification: 940.53/1 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Authors; Abbreviations; Foreword; -1-Introduction; -2-Forced Migration Plans and Policies of NaziGermany; -3-The Population Policies of the 'Axis'Allies; -4-Population Movements at the End of theWarand in Its Aftermath; -5-The Experience of Forced Migration; -6-Forced Migrations and Mass Movements inthe Memorialization Processes since theSecondWorldWar; -7-Forced Labourers in the Third Reich; Appendix: Maps; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary: Europe has a long history of state-led population displacement on ethnic grounds. The nationalist argument of ethnic homogeneity has been a crucial factor in the mapping of the continent. At no time has this been more the case than during and after the Second World War. Both under the aggressive expansionism of the Third Reich and after Germany's defeat, millions were brutally forced out of their homelands. Presenting a history from the top as well as the bottom, People on the Move reconstructs the complex map of forced population displacements that took place across Europe during and immediat
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Contents; Authors; Abbreviations; Foreword; -1-Introduction; -2-Forced Migration Plans and Policies of NaziGermany; -3-The Population Policies of the 'Axis'Allies; -4-Population Movements at the End of theWarand in Its Aftermath; -5-The Experience of Forced Migration; -6-Forced Migrations and Mass Movements inthe Memorialization Processes since theSecondWorldWar; -7-Forced Labourers in the Third Reich; Appendix: Maps; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index

Europe has a long history of state-led population displacement on ethnic grounds. The nationalist argument of ethnic homogeneity has been a crucial factor in the mapping of the continent. At no time has this been more the case than during and after the Second World War. Both under the aggressive expansionism of the Third Reich and after Germany's defeat, millions were brutally forced out of their homelands. Presenting a history from the top as well as the bottom, People on the Move reconstructs the complex map of forced population displacements that took place across Europe during and immediat

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Pertti Ahonen, University of EdinburghGustavo Corni, University of TrentoKerzy Kochanowski, University of WarsawRainer Schulze, Essex UniversityTamas Stark, Hungarian Academy of Sciences BudapestBarbara Stelzl-Marx, L. Boltzmann Institut fuer Kriegsfolgenforschung Graz.

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