Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Hardcover

$103.87 $110.00 Save 6% Current price is $103.87, Original price is $110. You Save 6%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, March 21

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199687558
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sally Crawford is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Archaeology in Oxford, where her research into the archives in collaboration with co-editor Katharina Ulmschneider has led to myriad exhibitions, lectures, and publications on the history of archaeology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, Co-Director of the Historic Environment Image Resource, co-founder and Chair of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past, and monograph co-editor of the series Studies in Early Medicine.

Katharina Ulmschneider is a Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and an Associate Member of the Society of Archivists. She has published widely on medieval archaeology and economy and also on the impact of metal detecting in archaeology, and her co-edited book Markets in Early Medieval Europe won the British Archaeology Book award in 2004. Since 2013 she has been Co-Director of the Historic Environment Image Resource alongside Sally Crawford.

Ja? Elsner is the Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Archaeology and Art at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, as well as Visiting Professor of Art and Religion at the University of Chicago. He is widely published and serves as the joint editor of two monograph series, Greek Culture in the Roman World and Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage. Since 2013 he has been Principal Investigator on the Empires of Faith Project between the British Museum and Wolfson College, Oxford, which explores the visual cultures of world religions in the Mediterranean and Asia between 200 and 800 AD and will form the basis of a forthcoming monograph series from Oxford University Press.

Table of Contents

Oxford's Ark: World War II Refugees in the Arts and Humanities, Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, and Ja? Elsner
I. General
1. Pfeiffer, Fraenkel, and Refugee Scholarship in Oxford during and after the Second World War, Ja? Elsner
2. Academic Refugees in Wartime Oxford: An Overview, Anthony Grenville
3. Welcoming and Supporting Refugee Scholars: The Role of Oxford's Colleges, Laurence Brockliss
4. Out of the Archives: Oxford, the SPSL, and Literae Humaniores Refugee Scholars, Philip Davies
5. Networks of Association: The Social and Intellectual Lives of Academics in Manx Internment Camps During World War II, Harold Mytum
II. Archaeology and Philology
6. Otto Brendel and the Classical Archaeologists at Oxford, Katharina Lorenz
7. 'The Bund' and the Oxford Philological Society, 1939-45, Sally Crawford and Katharina Ulmschneider
8. Brian Shefton: Classical Archaeologist, David Gill
9. The 'Cheshire Cat': Paul Jacobsthal's Journey from Marburg to Oxford, Katharina Ulmschneider and Sally Crawford
10. Eduard Fraenkel (1888-1970), Christopher Stray
III. History
11. Arnaldo Momigliano on Peace and Liberty (1940), Oswyn Murray
12. Rudolf Olden in Oxford, Charmian Brinson and Marian Malet
13. 'I shall snuffle about and make relations': Nicolai Rubinstein, the Historian of Renaissance Florence, in Oxford during the War, Kate Lowe
14. Karl Leyser, Oxford, and Wartime, Conrad Leyser
IV. Art and Music
15. Becoming Artists: Ernst Eisenmayer, Kurt Weiler, and Refugee Support Networks in Wartime Oxford, Fran Lloyd
16. Milein Cosman at the Slade, Ann Rau Dawes
17. From Onchan to Oxford - An Emigre Journey: Heinz Edgar Kiewe, Rachel Dickson
18. Bringing Asia to Oxford: Dr William Cohn and the Museum of Eastern Art, Alexander Cullen
19. Shipwrecked on the Island of the Blessed: Egon Wellesz's New Beginnings in Wartime Oxford, Bojan Bujic
V. Philosophy and Theology
20. Jacob Leib Teicher between Florence and Cambridge: Arabic and Jewish Philosophy in Wartime Oxford, Anna Teicher
21. Philosophy in Exile: The Contrasting Experiences of Ernst Cassirer and Raymond Klibansky in Oxford, Graham Whitaker
VI. Publishing
22. German-speaking Refugee Publishers in Oxford: Phaidon, Bruno Cassirer, and the Oxford University Press, Anna Nyburg
23. A New Start - The English Publishing House Bruno Cassirer Oxford (1940-90). A Bibliographical Examination, Rahel Feilchenfeldt

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews