Out of the Third Reich: Refugee Historians in Postwar Britain

Out of the Third Reich: Refugee Historians in Postwar Britain

by Peter Alter, Alter
     
 

ISBN-10: 186064189X

ISBN-13: 9781860641893

Pub. Date: 02/15/1998

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited


In post-war Britain there was a small but highly influential group of historians who excelled as academic teachers and who made significant contributions to British and international learning. These people share one thing in common - they all fled Hitler's evil regime in the 1930s. In these autobiographical essays, historians reflect on their lives, their teaching

Overview


In post-war Britain there was a small but highly influential group of historians who excelled as academic teachers and who made significant contributions to British and international learning. These people share one thing in common - they all fled Hitler's evil regime in the 1930s. In these autobiographical essays, historians reflect on their lives, their teaching and research, and their role as brokers between Britain, Germany and Austria.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860641893
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
02/15/1998
Series:
International Library of Historical Studies
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.64(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Journey to the centre of the periphery, Julius Carlebach; from revolutionary socialism to German history, Francis L. Carsten; recovering from culture shock, Edgar J. Feuchtwanger; from gardener to professor, J.A.S. Grenville; myself as historian, E.P. Hennock; fragments of an unwritten biography, Helmut Koenigsberger; a slow awakening, Wolf Mendl; self-discovery - an European historian, Werner E. Mosse; the scholar as businessman, Helmut Pappe; Mommsenstrasse to Devonshire Street, Arnold Paucker; in search of a social purpose, sidney Pollard; from Danube to Isis - a career in two cultures, Peter Pulzer; Germany, Italy, and England, Nicholai Rubinstein; a tale of two cultures, Walter Ullmann.

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