Exile in and from Czechoslovakia during the 1930s and 1940s

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This volume focuses on a previously under-researched area, namely exile in and from Czechoslovakia in the years prior to the Second World War as well as during the wartime and post-war periods. The study considers, firstly, the refugees from Germany and Austria who fled to Czechoslovakia during the 1930s; secondly, the refugees from Czechoslovakia, both German and Czech-speaking, who arrived in Britain in or around 1938 as refugees from Fascism; and thirdly, those who fled from Communism in 1948. From a variety of perspectives, the book examines the refugees’ activities and achievements in a range of fields, both on a collective and an individual basis. The volume will be of interest to scholars and students of twentieth century history, politics and cultural studies as well as those involved in Central European Studies and Exile Studies. It will also appeal to a general readership with an interest in Britain and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. The editors welcome contributions relating to any aspect of the field of German-speaking exile in Great Britain, not limited to the refugees form Hitler in the mid-twentieth century. Articles should be sent on disk and in hard copy to the Hon. Secretary, Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. A style sheet is available from the Hon. Secretary.

    Collection : Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies

  • Année de publication 2010
  • ISBN 978-90-420-2959-0
  • Support Livre broché
  • Format Paperback
  • Numéro dans la collection 11

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