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problem of Upper Silesia.

Sidney Osborne

problem of Upper Silesia.

by Sidney Osborne

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
  • Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic) -- Economic conditions

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD651 S5 O7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15141238M

    The problem of nationality In Upper Silesia required, because of the divergent Interpretations of nationality of Germany and Poland, the use of both organs df arrangement and organs of decision. The Geneva Convention provided for both, setting up In article 56 . The first signs of humans in Silesia date to between , and , years ago. The Silesian region between the upper Vistula and upper Oder was the northern extreme of the human penetration at the time of the last anatomically-modern human is estimated to have arrived in Silesia ab years ago. Subsequently, Silesia was inhabited by people who belonged to changing.

    Many German Silesians and their descendants who inhabited both Lower and Upper Silesia have been displaced to Germany in There have been some debates on whether or not the Silesians (historically, Upper Silesians) constitute a distinct nation. In modern history, they have often been pressured to declare themselves to be German, Polish or Czech, and use the language of the nation which was in control of Silesia. The battle for this critical industrial and mining region didn't occur in a vacuum, so while the Upper Silesia is the prominent theme, the author also mentions briefly Operation Bagration and the Vistula River Offensive to set the stage for his book. As the struggle for Upper Silesia develops, the author also briefly updates the reader what was /5.

    The Silesia region was part of the Prussian realm since and established as an official province in It became part of the German Empire in This is the region featured in this article. In , as part of the Free State of Prussia within the Weimar Republic, Silesia was divided into the provinces of Upper Silesia and Lower. This book explores a range of topics related to nationality issues in Upper Silesia, putting forward the results of extensive new research. It highlights the flaws at the heart of attempts to shape Europe as homogenously national polities and compares the fate of Upper Silesia with the many other European regions where similar problems occurred.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Machray, Robert, Problem of Upper Silesia. London, G. Allen & Unwin ltd. [] (OCoLC) texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian The Problem of Upper Silesia and the reconstruction of Europe's economics.

Publication date Publisher Breslau: Chamber of Commerce Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Osborne, Sidney, b.

Problem of Upper Silesia. London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Books The problem of Upper Silesia. description Object description. Bibl.:p Object description.

Includes index. Show more. Object details Category Books Creator MACHRAY, ROBERT (Author) George Allen and Unwin (Publisher) Upper Silesia as an international problem, Books.

The Problem of Upper Silesia Hardcover – Jan. 1 by Robert Machray (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Robert Machray.

This book deals with the contest between Germany and Poland for the hearts and minds, as well as territory, of Upper Silesia, part of Prussia and Imperial Germany prior to WW 1. The Treaty of Versailles apportioned this land between Weimar Germany and the new Polish Republic, but irredentists on both sides wanted all of Upper Silesia.5/5(1).

Full text of "The Problem of Upper Silesia and the reconstruction of Europe's economics" See other formats DD S53I4 0^ 2 INDUSTRIh-UND HANDEL- SKAMMER ii PROBLEM OF UPPtR SILE- SIA AND THE RECONSTRUC HON OF EUROPE'S ECONO- MICS THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Chamber of commerce Breslau.

At the end of the First World War, Upper Silesia was one of the richest mineral and industrial areas of Europe. For example, Upper Silesian coalfields accounted for 21% of German coal production.

It was a 4, square miles of territory which had formerly been ruled by the German Empire throughout modern history. Upper Silesia. The League also successfully handled a crisis in Upper Silesia in The Treaty of Versailles gave the people of Upper Silesia that option of a referendum on whether they stay under the control of Weimar Germany or Poland.

The majority voted for Germany, but the result was so close that rioting broke out. The yellow dust jacket has some shelf wear.

Ex Library book with usual stamps and stickers. Pages are lightly tanned. Illustrated with maps, the two which fold out are intact. The Upper Silesia was known for its coal, zinc and iron industry.

Over 10 Million items sold. UK Expedited shipping available on this item for Fast : Robert Machray. problem of Upper Silesia. Elaborate inter-Allied bodies such as the Plebi scite Commission, Conference of Ambassadors and Supreme Council served merely as stages from which London and Paris could, in a seemingly unending pattern, enunciate their diametrically opposed views.

The topics. Geography. Upper Silesia is situated on the upper Oder River, north of the Eastern Sudetes mountain range and the Moravian Gate, which form the southern border with the historic Moravia region. Within the adjacent Silesian Beskids to the east, the Vistula River rises and turns eastwards, the Biała and Przemsza tributaries mark the eastern border with Lesser Poland.

The Drama of Upper Silesia - a Regional Study Hardcover – January 1, by WILLIAM JOHN ROSE (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: WILLIAM JOHN ROSE. Silesia was a major location for munitions production during the war - but also a 'safe' area, supposed to be bomb-free.

Towards the end of the war, there were almost half a million evacuees living there. But inthe Americans, operating out of Italy, got their bombers as far as Upper Silesia. The end was coming. The conflict in Upper Silesia () At the end of World War I the Polish and German communities in Upper Silesia – a region lying between the two countries –.

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Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Occupy Wall Street TV NSA Clip Library. TV News. Top. The Province of Upper Silesia (German: Provinz Oberschlesien; Silesian German: Provinz Oberschläsing; Silesian: Prowincyjŏ Gōrny Ślōnsk; Polish: Prowincja Górny Śląsk) was a province of the Free State of Prussia from to It comprised much of the region of Upper Silesia and was eventually divided Capital: Oppeln (–), Kattowitz (–).

The battle for this critical industrial and mining region didn't occur in a vacuum, so while the Upper Silesia is the prominent theme, the author also mentions briefly Operation Bagration and the Vistula River Offensive to set the stage for his book.

As the struggle for Upper Silesia develops, the author also briefly updates the reader what was /5(8). The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty and carried out in March to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and region was ethnically mixed with both Germans and Poles; according to prewar statistics, ethnic Poles formed 60 percent of the population.

[1] Under the previous rule by the German Empire, the Poles had faced. Last Laurels book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By JanuaryUpper Silesia had become Germany's key industrial region, wi /5(5).

Silesia (d.t.) Upper Silesia, Polish (d.t.) Silesia, Upper, Polish (d.t.) Poland Germany, pre Germany Great Britain The Allied countries UK Russia NATO Theatre of operations Eastern FrontCzech Republic (from ) Czechoslovakia (to ) Europe Place in general The world Austrian Empire Danzig (d.t.) Jews Lithuania.Silesia, Polish Śląsk, Czech Slezsko, German Schlesien, historical region that is now in southwestern a was originally a Polish province, which became a possession of the Bohemian crown inpassed with that crown to the Austrian Habsburgs inand was taken by Prussia in Inat the end of World War II, Silesia was one of the regions of German territory that.The Treaty of Versailles had ordered a plebiscite in Upper Silesia to determine whether the territory should be a part of Germany or Poland.

The plebiscite was to be held within two years of the Treaty (signed in ) in the whole of Upper Silesia, although the Polish government had only requested it to be held in the areas east of the Oder river, which had a significant number of Polish Location: Parts of Upper Silesia.