Dr. Eagle Glassheim

Professor of History


University of British Columbia

Forschung und Projekte

Aktuelle(s) Projekt(e)

Open-pit mining in the twentieth century


Monographien (und Dissertation)

Cleansing the Czechoslovak Borderlands: Migration, Environment, and Health in the Former Sudetenland, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016.

Czech translation of Noble Nationalists: Urození Nacionalisté: Česká Šlechta a Národnostní Otázka V 1. Pol. 20. Století, Garamond, 2012.

Noble Nationalists: The Transformation of the Bohemian Aristocracy, Harvard University Press, 2005.


“Unsettled Landscapes: Czech and German Conceptions of Social and Ecological Decline in the Post-War Czechoslovak Borderlands,” Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 50, no. 2 (2015): 318-336.

“Reconciling Austrian, Czech and German Views of the Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans,” in Alte Spuren, Neue Wege: Katalog zur Oberoesterreichischen Landesausstellung 2013, vol. I (Linz: Trauner Verlag, 2013), 219-221.

“Heimat a jeho dlouhý stín: Lidská a přírodní ekologie československého pohraničí.“ [Heimat’s long shadow: Human and natural ecologies of the Czechoslovak borderlands.] Dějiny a současnost, vol. 32, no. 10 (2010): 16-19.

“Most, the Town that Moved: Coal, Communists, and the ‘Gypsy Question’ in Post-War Czechoslovakia.” Environment and History, vol. 13, no. 4 (2007): 447-476.

“Genteel Nationalists: Nobles and Fascism in Interwar Czechoslovakia.” In Karina Urbach (ed.), Noble Fascists? European Aristocracies and the Radical Right. London: Oxford University Press, 2007.

“The Birth of a Sudeten German Nobility, 1918 to 1938.” In Charles Ingrao and Franz Szabo (eds.), Germans and the East. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2008.

“Ambivalent Capitalists: The Roots of Fascist Ideology among Bohemian Nobles, 1880-1938.” In Mark Cornwall and Robert Evans (eds.), Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe 1918-1948. London: Proceedings of the British Academy 140, 2007. Pp. 27-43.

“Ethnic Cleansing, Communism, and Environmental Devastation in Czechoslovakia’s Borderlands, 1945-1989.” Journal of Modern History, vol. 78, no. 1 (March, 2006): 65-92.

“Etnické čistky, komunismus a devastace životního prostředí: Vytváření nové identity severočeského pohraničí (1945–1989).” [Translation of Journal of Modern History article—appeared in June, 2006.] Soudobé dějiny, vol. 12, no. 3-4 (2005): 432-464.

“Between Empire and Nation: The Bohemian Nobility, 1880-1918.” In Pieter Judson and Marsha Rozenblit (eds.), Constructing Nationalities in East Central Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2005. Pp. 61-88.

“Ethnic Cleansing, Communism and Environmental Devastation in Post-War Czechoslovakia,” Woodrow Wilson Center EES News, March-April 2004: 5-7.

“The Mechanics of Ethnic Cleansing: The Expulsion of Germans from Czechoslovakia, 1945-1947.” In Philipp Ther and Ana Siljak (eds.), Redrawing Nations: Ethnic Cleansing in East-Central Europe, 1944-1948. Cold War Book Series No. 4. Boulder: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. Pp. 197-219.

“National Mythologies and Ethnic Cleansing: The Expulsion of Czechoslovak Germans in 1945.” Central European History, vol. 33, no. 4 (November, 2000): 463-486.

“National or Social Revolution? Liquidating the Latifundia in Czechoslovakia, 1945-48.” In Robert Pynsent (ed.), The Phoney Peace. Power and Culture in Central Europe 1945-49. London: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, 2000. Pp. 171-181.