The Disentanglement of Populations

Migration, Expulsion and Displacement in Post-War Europe, 1944–9

  • Jessica Reinisch
  • Elizabeth White

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Explaining Post-War Displacement

  3. Expulsions and Forced Population Transfers

  4. National and Ethnic Projects

  5. Labour and Employment

  6. Children

  7. Epilogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 315-341

About this book


An examination of population movements, both forced and voluntary, within the broader context of Europe in the aftermath of the Second World War, in both Western and Eastern Europe. The authors bring to life problems of war and post-war chaos, and assess lasting social, political and demographic consequences.


civil war demography Europe Germany history Judaism migration Polis Ukraine Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Jessica Reinisch
    • 1
  • Elizabeth White
    • 2
  1. 1.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK
  2. 2.University of UlsterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30756-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-29768-5
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