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What happened to the children who fled Nazi persecution

Author: Gerhard Sonnert; Gerald James Holton
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book is the result of a four-year, in-depth study using social science methodology of those refugees who came as children or youths from Central Europe to the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, fleeing persecution from the National Socialist regime. This study examines their fates in their new country, their successes and tribulations."--Publisher's website.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Sonnert; Gerald James Holton
ISBN: 1403976252 9781403976253
OCLC Number: 68712356
Language Note: English.
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Scholarship) 2007
Description: xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Exodus --
2. Advent --
3. Settling in --
4. Socioeconomic achievements --
5. Partial assimilation --
complex identities --
6. Ingredients of success --
7. Anguish --
privatized costs, socialized benefits --
8. Epilogue : lessons for current refugees
Responsibility: Gerhard Sonnert, Gerald Holton.
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"This is an extraordinary book. As a child who fled Nazi persecution, I was fascinated to learn from this important study how the European culture of our origin (our cultural capital) merged with the Read more...

 
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