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Sidney Osborne

Upper Silesian question and Germany"s coal problem ....

by Sidney Osborne

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
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Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland: Bituminous coal mining district. One part of this larger district is in Poland (Rybnik Coal Area), the other in the Czech Republic (Ostrava-Karviná Coal Area). 65 underground mines were active. Following Germany's defeat in World War I, a plebiscite was held in Upper Silesia, an area with a majority of Polish-speakers. Yet two thirds of the population opted for Germany (this figure including a considerable number of speakers of Polish as their first language); the plebiscite area was partitioned, the larger part remaining with Germany.

  What is it like to be different in a state where over 95% of the population are white, Catholic and of the same ethnicity? Before World War II, around one third of Poland was made up of ethnic minorities. Today the biggest ethnic minority lives in Upper Silesia, a region strongly influenced by Polish and German culture.   Germany is making plans to end all coal power generation by On the one hand, it is admirable to limit the burning of coal to cut pollution. The trendy topic is climate change, but it is Author: Ellen R. Wald.

  One of the world's great coal basins, Upper Silesia has made Poland the fourth-ranking producer of bituminous coal, surpassed only by the United States, the Soviet Union and China. Silesia (Czech: Slezsko; German: Schlesien (helpinfo); Latin: Silesia; Polish: Śląsk; Silesian: Ślonsk / Ślůnsk) is a historical region in central of it is now within the borders of Poland, with small parts in the Czech Republic and a is located along the upper and middle Oder River, upper Vistula River, and along the Sudetes, Carpathian (Silesian Beskids Language(s): Silesian, Polish, German, Czech.


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Bibliography: p. [] The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem Item PreviewPages:   The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem by Osborne, Sidney, Publication date Topics World War, -- Territorial questions Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic), Coal mines and mining -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic).

The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem, By b. Sidney Osborne. Abstract "Second edition February "Bibliography: p.

[]Mode of access: Internet Topics: Coal mines and mining, World War, Publisher: London, G. Allen and Author: b. Sidney Osborne. Coal wastes at the Jowisz coal mine in Wojkowice, Upper Silesia, Poland were deposited on a dump, which finally covered an area of ca 7 ha containing about 1, t of wastes.

Processes of self-heating changed the properties and composition of the wastes, and generated fluids and melts resulting in the formation of new mineral phases. Osborne, The Upper Silesian question and Germany's coal problem (), IA Social History E.

Caspari, The working classes of Upper-Silesia, an historical essay (), IA. At the end of the First World War, Upper Silesia was one of the richest mineral and industrial areas of Europe. For example, Upper Silesian coalfields accounted for 21% of German coal production.

It was a 4, square miles of territory which had formerly been ruled by the German Empire throughout modern history. In the elections, the Nazi upsurge amounted to % in the Breslau electoral division, 48% in Liegnitz - both in Lower Silesia - but only % in Upper Silesia, where the Catholic Centre remained strong.

The Communists were also stronger in Upper Silesia than in Lower Silesia, though they only got 17% even there. The Upper Silesia plebiscite was a plebiscite mandated by the Versailles Treaty and carried out on 20 March to determine a section of the border between Weimar Germany and region was ethnically mixed with both Germans and Poles; according to prewar statistics, ethnic Poles formed 60 percent of the population.

Under the previous rule by the German Empire, Poles claimed they had. Upper Silesian Basin The in recent time most important coal basin is the Upper Silesian located around the town of Katowice in the North, Cracow (East) and the Czech border (South).

The Upper Silesian Coal Basin covers an area of about 7, km² in southern Poland and in the Ostrava-Karvina region in the Czech Size: KB. The Struggle for Upper Silesia, F. Gregory Campbell University of Chicago At the junction of Central Europe's three old empires lay one of the richest mineral and industrial areas of the continent.

A territory of some 4, square miles, Upper Silesia was. The Prussian Province of Silesia (German: Provinz Schlesien) was a province of Prussia from to The Silesia region was part of the Prussian realm since and established as an official province in It became part of the German Empire in This is the region featured in this article.

Inas part of the Free State of. In Upper Silesia, Poland’s main coal region, it is difficult to find anyone who still believes that coal has a future. The region needs help in dealing with the environmental fallout from decades of a coal-centred economy and a platform to debate and define its destiny.

Izabela Zygmunt explains. By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch. Crossposted with permission from EcoWatch. In an effort to fight climate change, Germany announced plans to quit coal mining and burning by All 84 of the country's coal-fired power plants will be shut down over the year time frame, a government-appointed commission announced Saturday, according to The Los Angeles Times.

Mining in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (USCB) has a thousand years of history. It was initiated in the Middle Ages with the exploitation of iron, silver, and lead ores.

Since the Industrial Revolution, coal, zinc and lead ores have been extracted, along with rock materials, mainly limestone, dolomite and stowing by: 1.

Census data was compiled by Nazi Germany in Danzig-West Prussia on 3 December, and in Warthegau and Upper Silesia on 17 December. A number of Poles tried to present themselves as Germans (Volksdeutsche) hoping to avoid the anti-Polish atrocities [38].

Site OverviewThe upper Silesian coal basin (USCB) is located in the Silesian Upland in southern Silesian Upland is a plateau with heights between and m, divided into distinct ridges by river valleys. It is a post-industrial landscape that has been heavily contaminated by coal mining activities.

About fifty underground hard coal mines are still in operation. Abstract Coalbed gases in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin (USCB) are highly variable in molecular and stable isotope composition.

Geochemical indices and stable isotope ratios for coalbed gases from USCB vary within the following ranges: CH 4 /(C 2 H 6 +C 3 H 8) hydrocarbon index from to more t; CDMI carbon dioxide-methane index {CDMI=[CO 2 /(CO 2 +CH 4)] (%)} from to One must remember that Lower Silesia is in the north and that Upper Silesia is in the south.

Administratively, there was the Liegnitz region in the north, the Breslau region in the middle and the Oppeln region in the south. MN has 6 books specifically on Silesia genealogy, all are in English.

If you wait until you are in Germany to rent. Until January, it was illegal to speak, read or teach German in Upper Silesia (because there are so few Germans in Lower Silesia, its anti-German laws were relaxed in the 's). Germany is Europe’s largest producer and burner of coal, which accounted for percent of net power production in percent from hard coal .[1] The Government of the German Reich, by an Application instituting proceedings filed with the Registry of the Court on May 15th,in conformity with Article 40 of the Statute and Article 35 of the Rules of Court, has submitted to the Permanent Court of International Justice a suit concerning certain German interests in Polish Upper Silesia.