The central topic of the database is the history of the DPs (Displaced Persons) in Europe. For this purpose, approx. 3,000 documents, made available as image files and via full text search, have been compiled. A major amount of data originates from the Wiener Library in London and from the National Archives of the UK with holdings from the General Correspondence of the Foreign Office, the Control Office for Germany and Austria and the Control Commission for Germany. The project was tutored by Dan Stone (Royal Holloway College, University of London), who wrote an introductory essay.
Further contributions to the topic supplementing the database were authored by famous historians, specializing in Jewish and DP history, from Great Britain, Germany and Israel, among them Michael Brenner (Munich) and Angelika Königseder (Berlin). Through the content from the Wiener Library, a certain emphasis lies on Jewish DP history.
Post-War Europe : Refugees, Exile and Resettlement 1945-1950 (Gale)
|Title (Alternative):||Archives Unbound|
|Provider:||Gale Cengage Learning|
|Provider (Alternative):||Thomson Gale|
|Time Span:||1945 - 1950|
|Subject Category:||Social Sci. + Humanities|
|Subject:||Political Science, History|
|Resource Type:||Fulltext Database|
|Scope:||Max Planck Society|
|Funding:||Advanced by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Germany-wide access |
The Germany-wide access to this database is enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and organized by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München