Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914

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While the fate of minorities under Nazism is well known, the earlier expulsions of Germany's unwanted residents are less well understood. Against a backdrop of raging public debate, and numerous claims of a 'state of exception', tens of thousands of vulnerable people living in the German Empire were the victims of mass expulsion orders between 1871 and 1914. Groups as diverse as Socialists, Jesuits, Danes, colonial subjects, French nationalists, Poles, and 'Gypsies' were all removed, under circumstances that varied from ...

Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914 2015, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198725787

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