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Author Curp, T. David, 1965-

Title A clean sweep? : the politics of ethnic cleansing in western Poland, 1945-1960 / by T. David Curp
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 270 pages)
Series Rochester studies in Central Europe, 1528-4808
Rochester studies in Central Europe.
Contents Introduction : hearts and minds and land : ethnic cleansing and the stabilization of postwar Poland -- How the East was lost : Germany's struggle for the Polish-German borderlands, 1870-1945 -- Who won the West : the colonists and ethnic cleansers of Poznań and eastern Brandenburg in 1945 -- Acts of sacrifice : Poland's ethnic cleansing and the end of political pluralism, 1945-47 -- Counterrevolution from above and abroad : the delocalization of politics and the beginning of Polish Stalinism's antinational counterrevolution, 1947-49 -- Waging counterrevolution : the party-state's struggle for hearts, minds, and land in Wielkopolska, 1949-53 -- Revolutions before the revolution : national solidarity and the long retreat of Stalinism in Wielkopolska, 1953-56 -- The revolutions betrayed? : the Poznań revolt and the Polish road to national socialism, 1956-60 -- Conclusion : a near run thing : from national solidarity to Solidarity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-260) and index
Subject Forced migration -- Poland -- Western and Northern Territories.
Forced migration -- Poland -- Wielkopolska.
Population transfers -- Germans.
Germany -- Relations -- Poland.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980.
Poland -- Relations -- Germany.
Western and Northern Territories (Poland) -- Ethnic relations.
Wielkopolska (Poland) -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1580466842 (electronic bk.)
9781580466844 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)