Einträge von A.Laba

Coping with Hunger and Shortage under German Occupation in World War II

Editors: Tönsmeyer, Tatjana, Haslinger, Peter, Laba, Agnes   Provides the first Europe-wide, comparative bottom-up approach to the history of occupied societies during the Second World War Examines individual and group strategies for overcoming drastic shortages Analyses the makeshift economies which emerged under occupation including black markets, bartering, smuggling and prostitution This volume demonstrates how German expansion in the […]

Forschungsprojekt erhält Förderung

Wie sah der Alltag von Menschen unter deutscher Besatzung aus? Danach fragt das Forschungsprojekt „Besatzungsgesellschaften im Zweiten Weltkrieg – Eine europäische Perspektive“ an der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal unter der Leitung von Prof. Dr. Tatjana Tönsmeyer, Inhaberin des Lehrstuhls für Neuere und Neueste Geschichte. Im Rahmen des Förderprogramms Geistes-, Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften erhält das Vorhaben für […]

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Reading of sources from the editorial project

“There are not enough potatoes, there is just hunger” wrote an unknown Czech author with trembling hands on the margin of a newspaper clipping. Wherever the German Wehrmacht moved in, shortage and hunger soon began to dominate the lives of the members of the occupied societies. Where there were not sufficient rations, as was the […]