Pomerelia


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Pomerelia:

see PomeraniaPomerania
, region of N central Europe, extending along the Baltic Sea from a line W of Stralsund, Germany, to the Vistula River in Poland. From 1919 to 1939, Pomerania was divided among Germany, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig (Gdańsk).
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In the first three chapters of his book, Milliman charts the history of Pomerelia as a frontier, its place in the internal politics of Poland and the role of the Teutonic Order in the Christianisation of the region and their subsequent takeover of the subjugated territories.
Chapter 2 describes the complicated nature of Pomerelia s succession and the Treaty of K^pno (1282) which allowed succession of the territory by the Polish King Przemys
Milliman demonstrates the processes by which Poland and the Teutonic Order overlordship of Pomerelia became perceived as possession by culturally, geographically, and politically exclusive entities.