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The Resource Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia, Max Egremont

Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia, Max Egremont

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Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia
Title
Forgotten land
Title remainder
journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia
Statement of responsibility
Max Egremont
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Until the end of World War II, East Prussia was the German empire's farthest eastern redoubt, a thriving and beautiful land on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Now it lives only in history and in myth. Since 1945, the territory has been divided between Poland and Russia, stretching from the border between Russia and Lithuania in the east and south, and through Poland in the west. In Forgotten Land, Max Egremont offers a vivid account of this region and its people through the stories of individuals who were intimately involved in and transformed by its tumultuous history, as well as accounts of his own travels and interviews he conducted along the way. Forgotten Land is a story of historical identity and character, told through intimate portraits of people and places. It is a unique examination of the layers of history, of the changing perceptions and myths of homeland, of virtue and of wickedness, and of how a place can still overwhelm those who left it years before"--
  • "A history of East Prussia"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egremont, Max
Dewey number
943.8/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK4600.P775
LC item number
E47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egremont, Max
  • Germans
  • Group identity
  • HISTORY / General
  • Prussia, East (Poland and Russia)
Label
Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia, Max Egremont
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
706020969
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780374158088
Lccn
2011024559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Forgotten land : journeys among the ghosts of East Prussia, Max Egremont
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
706020969
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780374158088
Lccn
2011024559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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