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Schneider, Bronka

Works: 1 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 249 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Exile : a memoir of 1939 by Bronka Schneider( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Bronka Schneider and her husband, Joseph, were two of the thirty thousand Austrian Jews admitted as refugees to Great Britain between March 1938 and 2 September 1939. It was not until 1960, however, that Schneider wrote her memoir about the year she spent as a housekeeper, with Joseph as butler, in a Scottish castle. The editors have divided this memoir into chapters, adding headlines from the London Times as epigraphs. These headlines, reporting the escalating events of World War II, are in stark contrast to daily activities of the residents of this isolated region of Scotland. A commentary by Erika Bourguignon provides historical, political and cultural background of this period
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