economic-geographical foundations of the Upper Silesian question by Wilhelm Volz

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  • Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic)


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

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Statementby Wilhelm Volz.
LC ClassificationsD651.S5 V614
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Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
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Open LibraryOL178352M
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The economic-geographical foundations of the Upper Silesian question / By Wilhelm Theodor August Hermann Volz. Abstract. 5 maps graphy: p. Mode of access: Internet Topics: World War, Author: Wilhelm Theodor August Hermann Volz.

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Upper Silesia is the southeastern part of the region of Silesia. In the 9th century, Upper Silesia had been part of Greater Moravia. It then came successively under control of the Duchy of Bohemia and the Piast Kingdom of Poland (c. ), the Holy Roman Empire (c.

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Upper Silesia must fall to Germany, for at the Ple- biscite the unity of Upper Silesia resulted in a majority of a quarter of a million votes in favour of Germany. But the economical stand- point is more vital, for Upper Silesia must at all costs fulfil its collossal task in the world's economics and in.

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. Osborne, The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem (), IA Social History E. Caspari, The working classes of Upper-Silesia, an historical essay (), IA.

World War Upper Silesia lay in the midst of dissolving empires; it con- tained a mixed German and Polish population, and it included a vital economic area of Central Europe. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Volz, Wilhelm. Economic-geographical foundations of the Upper Silesian question.

Berlin: G. Stilke, Silesia got permanently split after when Friedrich the Great had wrenched away seven-eighths of this province from the Habsburgs' ownership. The overwhelmingly Upper Silesian section of Silesia that remained with Vienna began to be known as Austrian Silesia, and the much larger one gained by Berlin as Prussian Silesia.

Beginnings of industry in Upper Silesia Foreign capital in Silesia Silesia in numbers Current problems raw materials (coal, zinc, lead) first coal mines industrialization of the region closures of enterprises, unemployment, social conflicts, extinction of cities 92% of polish.

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Published in Vienna in –8 in 44 small volumes (Lieferung) covering one country Size: KB. to the voivodeship of Silesia introduced inwhich includes the so-called Upper Silesia).

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Upper Silesia, also known as Oppeln, was one of three government districts in the Prussian province of Silesia, the others being Breslau and Liegnitz. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Luiza Bialasiewicz.

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Defence of Upper Silesians [Zwi zek Obrony Górno O zaków, ZOG] which existed in Polish autonomous Silesian Voivodeship in the s and at the beginning of the s. ZOG and its 4 Described more detailed here in Chapter II:Upper Silesia before Separateness of.

Silesian Voivodeship (Polish: Śląskie) is one of the sixteen constituent provinces of d in the south of the republic, Silesia, known historically as Upper Silesia, contains a history steeped in the push and pull struggles of Europe's Germanic and Slavic powers for well over a thousand l: Katowice.

The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty and carried out on 20 March to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and Poland.

The region was ethnically mixed with both Germans and Poles; according to prewar statistics, ethnic Poles formed 60 percent of the population. Under the previous rule by the German Empire, Poles claimed they had. In the north, Upper Silesia borders on Greater Poland, and in the west on the Lower Silesian lands (the adjacent region around Wrocław also referred to as Middle Silesia).

It is currently split into a larger Polish and the smaller Czech Silesian part, which is located. Abstract: This paper deals with the question of the political representation of social interests in Upper Silesia, a highly industrialised region of Poland.

Such a question seems all the more acute and specific that the territorial level must be viewed as determinant in order to understand the representation of political interests in this region.

According to the 9th century Bavarian Geographer, the West Slavic Opolanie tribe had settled on the upper Oder River since the days of the Migration Period, centered around the gord of the time of Prince Svatopluk I (–), all Silesia was a part of his Great Moravian realm.

Upon its dissolution afterthe region fell under the influence of the Přemyslid rulers of Bohemia. The Silesian Civil Wars were a series of three civil wars in Upper Silesia from August to July between Polish separatists and Germany loyalists, as the former sought to transfer the area from Germany to the new Polish Republic, founded after World War I.

Following the conflict, the area was divided between the two countries. The rebellions have subsequently been commemorated in modern Location: Parts of Upper Silesia.

“If this is Upper Silesia, what on earth must Lower Silesia be like?” ― P.G. Wodehouse tags:internment, nazis, poland, upper-silesia. Opole is a city on the Oder River (Odra) and the capital of the Upper Silesia, in the south of Poland It’s current population is just underIn the last census only 2% of the inhabitants declared themselves as German.

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Silesian or Upper Silesian is a West Slavic lect of the Lechitic group, spoken in Upper Silesia and partly in Czech Silesia. Its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by Central German due to the existence of numerous Silesian German speakers in the area prior to World War II and after.

There is no consensus on the linguistic classification of Silesian. Some sources regard it as one of the four Ethnicity: Silesians. New Silesia had its capital at Siewierz.

However, it was originally to be governed by the Silesian capital Breslau (Wrocław) and later largely administered by South Prussia. After the defeat of Prussia in the War of the Fourth Coalition inthe province was dissolved and the territory was made part of the Napoleonic Duchy of Warsaw in the Treaties of Tilsit of Capital: Siewierz (Sewerien).

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