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Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of the thousands of Jews from Eastern Europe freely choosing to migrate to Germany in the first years after World War II. What many did not know was that the ... More


The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Jerzy Borzecki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Soviet–Polish peace treaty of 1921, also known as the “Riga peace,” ended the war of 1919–1920 and may be considered the most important Eastern European treaty of the interwar period. This book ... More


Introduction:: Attempts to Resolve Political Hysteria

Iván Zoltán Dénes

in The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses István Bibó's analyses of political hysteria and case studies of Eastern Europe, Hungary, and Germany, written in the 1940s. It focuses on two documents in which Bibó attempted ... More


Jewish Immigrants and Political Refugees in Belgium and Luxembourg before the War: Menahem Marienberg, Miriam Löwenwirth, Sigi Hart, Boris Carmeli, and Walter Marx

Susan Zuccotti

in Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122947
eISBN:
9780300134551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122947.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the 1920s and 1930s, Jews from Central and Eastern Europe sought refuge in various countries such as France, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. While Jews who immigrated to Great ... More


Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Myroslav Shkandrij

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Both celebrated and condemned, Ukrainian nationalism is one of the most controversial and vibrant topics in contemporary discussions of Eastern Europe. Perhaps today there is no more divisive and ... More


Border Wars, Plots, and Spy Mania 1945–1953

David R. Shearer and Vladimir Khaustov

in Stalin and the Lubianka: A Documentary History of the Political Police and Security Organs in the Soviet Union, 1922-1953

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300171891
eISBN:
9780300210712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171891.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses serious insurgency movements faced by Soviet security and political chiefs. It reports the length of the Soviet Union's borders as the war drew to an end. It also describes the ... More


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