National Solidarity and Organic Work in Prussian Poland, 1815-1914

  title={National Solidarity and Organic Work in Prussian Poland, 1815-1914},
  author={W. Hagen},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={38 - 64}
  • W. Hagen
  • Published 1972
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • Nineteenth-century Prussia was by no means a purely German state. On the contrary, between 1815 and 1918 the mother tongue of roughly every tenth Prussian subject was Polish. These "Prussian Poles" lived for the most part in the provinces of Poznaii (Posen) and West Prussia, land acquired in the first and second partitions of Poland and retained by Prussia after 1815. Considerable Polish-speaking populations were also to be found, however, in Upper Silesia, Masuria, and, after the 1870s, in the… CONTINUE READING
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