When Danzig Became Gdańsk: What Happens to a City When Its Demographics Change Completely

When Danzig Became Gdańsk: What Happens to a City When Its Demographics Change Completely

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What happens to a city when its demographics change completely in the space of a few years? To explore this question, we will take a look at the case of Danzig (modern-day Gdańsk) in northern Poland. The city's population was almost entirely German from its origin in the Middle Ages to World War 2. After the war, the population became Polish. To explore this question we will zoom out and look at these big issues: 1) The centuries-long eastern movement of Germans, who spread throughout ... See More

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