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assimilation of German expellees into the West German polity and society since 1945

a case study of Eurin, Schleswig-Holstein

by Bertram Gresh Lattimore

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Eutin (Germany),
  • Schleswig-Holstein (Germany),
  • Germany,
  • Eutin
    • Subjects:
    • Political refugees -- Germany -- Eutin -- Case studies.,
    • Eutin (Germany) -- Politics and government.,
    • Schleswig-Holstein (Germany) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bertram Gresh Lattimore, Jr.
      SeriesStudies in social life ;, 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS5547.E92 L38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 158 p. ;
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242942M
      ISBN 109024716500
      LC Control Number75314532

      On Forced Migrations: Transnational Realities and National Narratives in Post (West) Germany Article (PDF Available) in German History 32(4) Author: Pertti Ahonen.   A fifth of West Germany's post population consisted of ethnic German refugees expelled from Eastern Europe, a quarter of whom came from Silesia. As the richest territory lost inside Germany's interwar borders, Silesia was a leading objective for territorial revisionists, many of whom were themselves : Cambridge University Press.

      Gero Breloer/AP. West Germany was a democracy, while East Germany had a communist government. The borders that isolated East Germany from West Germany remained closed until late , when communism was successfully challenged by pro-democracy demonstrations in eastern Europe. The ultimate symbol of the East-West division had been the Berlin Wall—a .   Ian Conner, “German Refugees and the Bonn Government’s Resettlement Programme: The Role of the Trek Association in Schleswig-Holstein, ,” German History, Vol. 18 No(), pp ; Thomas Grosser, “The Integration of Deportees into the Society of the Federal Republic of Germany,” Journal of Communist Studies & Transition Politics.

      The element of West German political culture that most strongly shaped this second usage of the language of human rights was the presence of millions of German expellees and refugees in West Germany. Germans who fell into this large group at the end of the Second World War were not defined as refugees in international law because they. Germany - Germany - The era of partition: Following the German military leaders’ unconditional surrender in May , the country lay prostrate. The German state had ceased to exist, and sovereign authority passed to the victorious Allied powers. The physical devastation from Allied bombing campaigns and from ground battles was enormous: an estimated one-fourth of the .


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Assimilation of German expellees into the West German polity and society since 1945 by Bertram Gresh Lattimore Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Assimilation of German Expellees into the West German Polity and Society Since A Case Study of Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein Authors: Lattimore Jr., : Springer Netherlands. The Assimilation of German Expellees into the West German Polity and Society Since A Case Study of Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein.

While the tracing of the assimilation of the expellees into the West German polity and society has been voluminously documented l at the national level, much less research into the process has been conducted at the state and local : Springer Netherlands. Lee "The Assimilation of German Expellees into the West German Polity and Society Since A Case Study of Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein" por B.G.

Lattimore Jr. disponible en Rakuten Kobo. The expulsions of German nationals from former Reich territories east of the Oder-Neisse Rivers and of German minBrand: Springer Netherlands.

The Assimilation of German Expellees into the West German Polity and Society Since a Case Study of Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein. [Bertram Gresh Lattimore] -- The expulsions of German nationals from former Reich territories east of the Oder-Neisse Rivers and of German minority communities from various Eastern European nations following the collapse of the.

Lattimore B.G. () The Political Effects of Assimilation (–). In: The Assimilation of German Expellees into the West German Polity and Society Since Author: Bertram Gresh Lattimore.

While the tracing of the assimilation of the expellees into the West German polity and society has been voluminously documented l at the national level, much less research into the process has been conducted at the state and local levels.

Going beyond the standard narratives of flight, vigilante evictions and transfers, this book follows expellees in West Germany and Canada and shows, for example, how German.

Expellee stories of recent brutalization and the impact of the arrivals on the strained economies of German towns contributed to the image of German suffering that came to dominate postwar West German public memory.

74 Because Germans were not directly responsible for the suffering of the expellees, their presence did not evoke shame, unlike Cited by: 1. The estimate of the number of German expellees, or flüchtlinge as the Germans call them, in Rump Germany is now eight or nine million.

The International Refugee Organization (IRO) takes no account of them, and was expressly forbidden by act of Congress. Get this from a library. The assimilation of German expellees into the West German polity and society since a case study of Eurin, Schleswig-Holstein.

[Bertram Gresh Lattimore]. Of the 12 million German refugees and expellees who flooded into Central Europe from the eastern parts of the Reich from onwards, almost million had settled in the newly established West German state by September ¹ They included some. West German Expellees and the Many Meanings of Heimkehr.

Twenty years and a day after Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender, Hanover county administrator Helmut Janssen declared to an assembly of East Prussian expellee leaders that Germany was still destined to recover all of the territory it had possessed in Cited by: 6. The Federation of Expellees (German: Bund der Vertriebenen; BdV) is a non-profit organization formed in West Germany on 27 October to represent the interests of German nationals of all ethnicities and foreign ethnic Germans and their families (usually naturalised as German nationals after ) who either fled their homes in parts of Central and Eastern Europe, or were forcibly.

A German association claiming to represent the interests of Germans expelled from territories east of the borders of modern Germany after the Second World War has been in the headlines a lot. Whilst Catholic expellees managed to integrate on a number of levels into society and politics, on other levels they remained detached – partly willingly so – and the expellee Catholic world view became increasingly anachronistic.

It is an indisputably well-researched book, using a broad range of sources and covering a huge amount of ground. western territories of the German Reich fleeing from the advancing Red Army.

By the time the Potsdam Agreement was signed on August 2ndroughly 4 million ethnic Germans from eastern territories had fled to areas which would form West Germany. Astonishingly, however, the millions of ethnic German expellees, far from becoming a disruptive element in postwar West German society, integrated seamlessly into it within a few years.

West Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD; and retrospectively designated the Bonn Republic, was a state that existed between its formation on 23 May and German reunification on 3 October During this Cold War period, the western portion of Germany was part of the Western FRG was Capital: Bonnf.

The majority of the ethnic Germans who fled or were expelled from Eastern and Central. Europe expellees lived in communities that had existed in territories in the eastern parts of Germany, such as East and West Prussia, East Pomerania, East Brandenburg, and Silesia, for centuries.

From the spring of until the close ofwith varying degrees of direct involvement, the governments of Czechoslovakia, Poland, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Romania, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, and the United States orchestrated the expulsion of virtually all ethnic German minorities from Eastern Europe.

Integration of German expellees in East Germany after ethnic cleansing, Part 1 of 2 Operation Bodenplatte - Duration: A Look Back at East Germany | People & Politics - Duration: To understand the complex social and political dynamics involved in the ‘home-coming’, or return-migration, of ethnic Germans from Central and Eastern Europe and their integration in the Federal Republic aftera more thorough examination is required of the phenomenon that was, and still is, referred to in European and world politics as the ‘ German question’.