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- DescriptionDuring the Second World War London was transformed into a European city, as it unexpectedly became a place of refuge for many thousands of European citizens who through choice or the accidents of war found themselves seeking refuge in Britain from the military campaigns on the Continent of Europe. Soldiers, prime ministers, monarchs, bureaucrats, women and children all found themselves thrust into the uncertainties and perils of existence in an unfamiliar culture. This phemen of European exile in Britain has hitherto been a neglected feature of historical research on the Second World War. In this invative volume, an international team of historians consider the exile groups from Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Norway and Czechoslovakia.
- Author BiographyMartin Conway is Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford University. Jose Gotovitch is Director of the Center for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society, Brussels.
- PublisherBerghahn Books, Incorporated
- Date of Publication01/08/2001
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationHerndon
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBerghahn Books, Incorporated
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight360 g
- Width140 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJose Gotovitch,Martin Conway
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