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Nation and Loyalty in a German-Polish Borderland: Upper Silesia, 1848-1960

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Nation and Loyalty in a German-Polish Borderland: Upper Silesia, 1848-1960 - Karch, Brendan
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In the bloody twentieth-century battles over Central Europe's borderlands, Upper Silesians stand out for resisting pressure to become loyal Germans or Poles. This work traces nationalist activists' efforts to divide Upper Silesian communities, which were bound by their Catholic faith and bilingualism, into two 'imagined' nations. These efforts, which ranged from the 1848 Revolution to the aftermath of the Second World War, are charted by Brendan Karch through the local newspapers, youth and leisure groups, neighborhood ...

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Nation and Loyalty in a German-Polish Borderland: Upper Silesia, 1848-1960 2020, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108463980

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Nation and Loyalty in a German-Polish Borderland: Upper Silesia, 1848-1960 2018, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108487108

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