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The Lost Children

Reconstructing Europe’s Families after World War II

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674425064

Publication Date: 03/23/2015

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320 pages

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Civilization in Disarray
  • 1. The Quintessential Victims of War
  • 2. Saving the Children
  • 3. A “Psychological Marshall Plan”
  • 4. Renationalizing Displaced Children
  • 5. Children as Spoils of War in France
  • 6. Ethnic Cleansing and the Family in Czechoslovakia
  • 7. Repatriation and the Cold War
  • 8. From Divided Families to a Divided Europe
  • Archival Sources and Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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