By Panikos Panayi,Panikos, Professor Panayi
Offering a world comparative viewpoint at the courting among German minorities and the bulk populations among which they discovered themselves through the First global conflict, this assortment addresses a subject matter of significant obstacle to historians of twentieth-century Europe. rising from a protracted time period co-operative venture, which culminated in overseas Colloquium at De Montfort college in 2011, the booklet brings jointly students from during the international who've labored on facets of the topic over many years.
Divided into sections, the quantity opens with 3 evaluation chapters, which offer a history to the second one element of ten chapters during which the person case reviews take on key questions. those comprise: the level to which a longtime German group existed prior to the outbreak of the 1st global conflict, and even if it survived the clash; how 'public opinion' (the press, parliament and usual electorate) reacted in the direction of the presence of German enemy extraterrestrial beings of their midst; how governments taken care of their German populations in the course of the First global conflict; why country states and their populations through the global behaved in a equally illiberal demeanour in the direction of Germans of their midst; no matter if the battle represented an important turning aspect within the evolution of nationalism and xenophobia; and if there has been a 'copycat' point among either kingdom behaviour and the attitudes of populations in the direction of Germans through the global from New Zealand to Russia? by way of exploring those and similar matters, the gathering makes use of the instance of the adventure of Germans, to determine even if the 1st international struggle could be considered as a turning element within the mistreatment of minorities, one who could bring about even worse manifestations of racism later within the 20th century.
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