DPs: Europe's Displaced Persons, 1945-51 [NOOK Book]

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"Wyman has written a highly readable account of the movement of diverse ethnic and cultural groups of Europe's displaced persons, 1945–1951. An analysis of the social, economic, and political circumstances within which relocation, resettlement, and repatriation of millions of people occurred, this study is equally a study in diplomacy, in international relations, and in social history. . . . A vivid and compassionate recreation of the events and circumstances within which displaced persons found themselves, of the strategies and means by which

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DPs: Europe's Displaced Persons, 1945-51

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Overview

"Wyman has written a highly readable account of the movement of diverse ethnic and cultural groups of Europe's displaced persons, 1945–1951. An analysis of the social, economic, and political circumstances within which relocation, resettlement, and repatriation of millions of people occurred, this study is equally a study in diplomacy, in international relations, and in social history. . . . A vivid and compassionate recreation of the events and circumstances within which displaced persons found themselves, of the strategies and means by which people survived or did not, and an account of the major powers in response to an unprecedented human crisis mark this as an important book."—Choice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801456039
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 12/2/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 534,549
  • File size: 3 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2004

    A guided tour into the past.

    After reading several other books on the subject, I found this one to be objective and informative. My parents met and married and had 2 children in a DP camp and I wanted to find a sense of what they experienced. I found it in this book.

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