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Your question has a couple of big problems: How do you establish antiquity? Is it merely a matter of geography? If so, just find the countries located near the cradle(s) of civilization and order your list accordingly. How do you account for the political component to government? The nations on your list are all of relatively recent vintage. It would be ...


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Your assumptions are wrong. You assume, that you can say that e.g. modern day Egypt can be traced back to Kemet of 4000-1000 BC. But this is wrong. Political entites do not neccessarily inherit from their predecessors. Sometimes they do, like e.g. Russia from the Soviet Union. But the problem in early ancient civilizations is that there is a whole lot of ...


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In German these people are/were called Heimatvertriebene. Their political/cultural organizations used to have a revanchist worldview, but they toned it down in recent decades. Many Heimatvertriebene did not join those organizations for that reason. Other Germans did not leave in time before the iron curtain came down and went to Germany after the end of the ...


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After the war and after the territorial changes resulting from this war, there was a massive "exchange of population". Germans were forced to move from new territories of Poland and Czechoslovakia to Germany. Poles were forced to move from Soviet Union to Poland. Ukrainians were forced to move from Poland to Soviet Union. All Germans from the new ...



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