Unlimited [Crime Book] â Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946 - by Caitlin Murdock ↠

By Caitlin Murdock | Comments: ( 479 ) | Date: ( Nov 17, 2019 )

Changing Places is an interesting meditation on the varying identities and rights claimed by residents of borderlands, the limits placed on the capacities of nation states to police their borders and enforce national identities, and the persistence of such contact zones in the past and present It is an extremely well written and engaging study, and an absolute pleasure t Changing Places is an interesting meditation on the varying identities and rights claimed by residents of borderlands, the limits placed on the capacities of nation states to police their borders and enforce national identities, and the persistence of such contact zones in the past and present It is an extremely well written and engaging study, and an absolute pleasure to read Dennis Sweeney, University of Alberta Changing Places offers a brilliantly transnational approach to its subject, the kind that historians perennially demand of themselves but almost never accomplish in practice Pieter M Judson, Swarth CollegeChanging Places is a transnational history of the birth, life, and death of a modern borderland and of frontier peoples changing relationships to nations, states, and territorial belonging The cross border region between Germany and Habsburg Austria and after 1918 between Germany and Czechoslovakia became an international showcase for modern state building, nationalist agitation, and local pragmatism after World War I, in the 1930s, and again after 1945.Caitlin Murdock uses wide ranging archival and published sources from Germany and the Czech Republic to tell a truly transnational story of how state, regional, and local historical actors created, and eventually destroyed, a cross border region Changing Places demonstrates the persistence of national fluidity, ambiguity, and ambivalence in Germany long after unification and even under fascism It shows how the 1938 Nazi annexation of the Czechoslovak Sudetenland became imaginable to local actors and political leaders alike At the same time, it illustrates that the Czech German nationalist conflict and Hitler s Anschluss are only a small part of the larger, complex borderland story that continues to shape local identities and international politics today.Caitlin E Murdock is Associate Professor of History at California State University, Long Beach.Jacket Credit Cover art courtesy of the author


  • Title: Changing Places: Society, Culture, and Territory in the Saxon-Bohemian Borderlands, 1870-1946
  • Author: Caitlin Murdock
  • ISBN: 9780472117222
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Hardcover

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