Entangled in fear : everyday terror in Poland, 1944-1947 /

"This is a story about postwar Polish society and its emotions. This is a story of heroes: soldiers, deserters, orphans, and beggars. Now available in English for the first time, Entangled in Fear reveals the broken society where bandits, hunger, bombs, Russia, and countless other threats had a...

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform title:Wielka trwoga.
Author / Creator: Zaremba, Marcin (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Latynski, Maya, translator.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:Translated from the Polish.
Imprint: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2022]
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Before there was fear
  • In the labyrinth of fear
  • Fear in the interwar culture : the Bolsheviks and "Jewish communism"
  • The trauma of a World War : psychosocial effects of the Second World War
  • In the beginning was chaos
  • "Out of the frying pan and into the fire" : the dreaded Red Army
  • The demobilized
  • Looting fever
  • Outlaws : "The Dishonored Soldiers' Peasant War
  • It was more than just travel nerves
  • The politics of fear
  • The phantoms of transience
  • The three horsemen of the Apocalypse : hunger, high prices, and infectious diseases
  • Ethnic phobias and violence
  • Conclusion : "The boogeyman."