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We built up our lives : education and community among Jewish refugees interned by Britain in World War II

Author: Maxine Seller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 92.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fearing an imminent Nazi invasion, the British government interned 28,000 men and women of "enemy" nationality living in Britain in the spring of 1940, most were Jewish refugees. This work tells the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seller, Maxine, 1935-
We built up our lives.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001023340
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Seller
ISBN: 9780313075711 0313075719
OCLC Number: 70765303
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 261 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
INTRODUCTION --
1 "WE HAD TO GO"- LIFE IN THE THIRD REICH --
2 FROM REFUGEES TO INTERNEES --
3 MAKING THE BEST OF IT --
4 CREATING COMMUNITY --
5 EDUCATION IN THE MEN'S CAMPS --
6 EDUCATION INTHE WOMEN'S CAMP --
7 GETTING OUT AND LOOKING BACK --
BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY AND SOURCES --
INDEX.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 92.
Responsibility: Maxine Schwartz Seller.

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