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Author Manz, Stefan. Editor.

Title Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain / edited by Stefan Manz and Panikos Panayi
Published London : New York : 2013
Routledge, 2013
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Citation Information; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1. Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain: An Introduction; Part II: Transfer of High Culture; 2. Joseph Mainzer (1801-1851) and the Popularisation of Choral Singing in Britain; 3. Open Windows: Jewish Refugee Artists in Scotland during the Twentieth Century; 4. Refugees from Nazism and Cultural Transfer to Britain; 5. From 'Asylum-Seeker' to 'British Artist': How Refugee Artists are Redefining British Art; Part III: Political Transfer
6. The British, Persecuted Foreigners and the Emergence of the Refugee Category in Nineteenth-Century Britain7. African Political Thinkers, Pan-Africanism and the Politics of Exile, c.1850-1970; Part IV: Transfer in Everyday Life; 8. The Anglicisation of East European Jewish Food in Britain; 9. 'The Sunshine of Manly Sport and Pastimes': Sport and the Integration of Jewish Refugees in Britain, 1895-1914; Index
Summary This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century and ending with refugees who have increasingly come from beyond Europe. The book addresses four specific questions. First, what roles have individuals or groups of refugees played in cultural and political transfers to Britain since 1830? Second, can we identify a novel form of cultural produc
Notes Previously published as a special issue of Immigrants & minorities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Culture diffusion -- Great Britain -- History
Refugees -- Great Britain -- History
Refugees -- Great Britain -- Social conditions
Culture diffusion.
Refugees -- Social conditions.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Panayi, Panikos. Editor.
ISBN 1315868180