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Published: 23 May 2017

464 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199639441

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Making Minorities History

Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Matthew Frank

  • A comprehensive historical narrative of the various attempts made by twentieth-century European states to enforce resettlement of national minorities
  • Examines political justifications of population transfer under the umbrella of international law and in the name of international peace and reconciliation
  • Traces the rise and fall of population transfer from its emergence in the late 1890s, through its 1940s zenith, to its geopolitical and historiographical afterlife during the Cold War
  • Explores the relationship between war, state formation, and forced migration
  • Draws on numerous archival collections from almost fifty depositories in over a dozen countries