I Didn't Want to Float, I Wanted to Belong to Something: Refugee Organizations in Britain 1933-1945 (The Yearbook of the Research Centre for German an
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This volume fills an important gap in research on the refugees from Nazism who settled in Britain, by giving a full and wide-ranging account of the organizations that they established. The contributions cover these organizations chronologically, from those that did not outlast the war to those still active today, and in terms of their function, as cultural or religious institutions, as historical resources for the study of Nazism and the refugees, or as all-purpose representative refugee associations. Any scholar or student working in this field needs to have an understanding of the organizations that were and are so characteristic of the refugee community.
Acknowledgements Andrea REITER: Introduction: 'I didn't want to float; I wanted to belong to something.' Refugee Organizations in Britain 1933-1945 Charmian BRINSON/Richard DOVE: The Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The Freie Deutsche Kulturbund in London, 1939-1946 Anna MULLER-HARLIN: Die Artists' International Association und 'refugee artists' Marian MALET: Oskar Kokoschka and the Freie Deutsche Kulturbund: The 'Friendly Alien' as Propagandist Jens BRUNING: Karawanserei des alten Europas. Die Geschichte des Club 1943 Anthony GRENVILLE: The Association of Jewish Refugees Bea LEWKOWICZ: Belsize Square Synagogue: Community, Belonging, and Religion among German-Jewish Refugees Ben BARKOW: The Wiener Library: Founding Vision and Early History Jennifer TAYLOR: 'Work [...] of modest proportion'. Ayton School: One Example of the Contribution of the Society of Friends to Saving the Refugees from Hitler J.M. RITCHIE: Dr Karl Konig and the Camphill Community Mario KESSLER: Arthur Rosenberg in England und der Academic Assistance Council (1934-1937) Index
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