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Belonging to the Nation

Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German Borderlands, 1939–1951

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$56.00 • £48.95 • €50.95

ISBN 9780674659780

Publication Date: 03/28/2016


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 maps, 9 tables


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  • Maps
    • Poland’s Shifting Borders
    • German-Occupied Poland, 1940
    • Poland’s Provinces, 1946
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Disputed Polish-German Borderlands
  • 2. The German Occupation of Poland
  • 3. The Creation of a New Poland
  • 4. The Recovered Lands and Their Inhabitants
  • 5. The Prologue to Polonizing Identities
  • 6. The Initial Polish Government Nationality Measures
  • 7. After the Potsdam Conference
  • 8. The Central Government and Nationality Verification
  • 9. The Rehabilitation of Volksdeutsche in 1946
  • 10. A Year of Crucial Changes
  • 11. Nationality Policies Following the End of Mass Expulsion
  • 12. The Status of Autochthons at the End of 1949
  • 13. The Last Phase of Nationality Verification and Rehabilitation
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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