Upper Silesia and Upper Silesians in the German travelers' opinions at the turn of 18th and 19th centuries

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Title:Upper Silesia and Upper Silesians in the German travelers' opinions at the turn of 18th and 19th centuries
Creators:
Barciak, Antoni; antoni dot barciak at us dot edu dot pl; Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach
Journal or Publication Title:
Historica - Review in History and Related Sciences, 16, 1, pp. 47-55
Uncontrolled Keywords:Upper Silesia, Upper Silesians, journeys, opinions, 18th/19th century

Abstract

The article is an attempt of showing the opinions about Upper Silesia and Upper Silesians. These opinions were written by two German travelers who lived at the turn of 18th and 19th centuries. Both views are concerned with the spirit of the epochs and they are based on the Enlightenment and the Romanticism ideas. The opinions are focused on showing the people from the region of Upper Silesia. Both of them are the kind of defense the people who were perceived as benighted and people who presented low level of civilization by Germans. The opinions show honesty and diligence Upper Silesians, as well. Especially one of them presents unshakable faith in human and his possibilities and this opinion admires technical achievements on Upper Silesia during the protoindustrialization period, too.

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Title:Upper Silesia and Upper Silesians in the German travelers' opinions at the turn of 18th and 19th centuries
Translated title:Górny Śląsk i Górnoślązacy w relacjach niemieckich podróżników z przełomu wieków XVIII i XIX
Creators:
Barciak, Antoni; antoni dot barciak at us dot edu dot pl; Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach
Uncontrolled Keywords:Upper Silesia, Upper Silesians, journeys, opinions, 18th/19th century
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions:Section of external journals > Historica - Review in History and Related Sciences
Journal or Publication Title:Historica - Review in History and Related Sciences
Volume:16
Number:1
Page Range:pp. 47-55
ISSN:1213-8452
Publisher:Filozofická fakulta Ostravské univerzity v Ostravě
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http://avi.lib.cas.cz/node/190Publisher
ID Code:4886
Item Type:Article
Deposited On:18 Feb 2010 15:32
Last Modified:18 Feb 2010 14:32

Citation

Barciak, Antoni (2009) Upper Silesia and Upper Silesians in the German travelers' opinions at the turn of 18th and 19th centuries. Historica - Review in History and Related Sciences, 16 (1). pp. 47-55. ISSN 1213-8452

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