Exiles From European Revolutions: Refugees in Mid-Victorian England

Exiles From European Revolutions: Refugees in Mid-Victorian England

Hardcover

$120.00 View All Available Formats & Editions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571814173
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rudolf Muhs is Lecturer in German History at the University of London (Royal Holloway).

Sabine Freitag is Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in London.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Notes on contributors

Chapter 1. Introduction

Sabine Freitag

PART I: ENGLISHMEN AND REFUGEES

Chapter 2. 1848 – Britain and Europe

John Saville

Chapter 3. British Exceptionalism in Perspective: Political Asylum in Continental Europe

Andreas Fahrmeir

Chapter 4. The Asylum of Nations: Britain and the Refugees of 1848

Bernard Porter

PART II: EMIGRÉ COMMUNITIES

Chapter 5. Italian Exiles and British Politics before and after 1848

Maurizio Isabella

Chapter 6. The French Exiles and the British

Fabrice Bensimon

Chapter 7. Continuities and Innovations: Polish Emigration after 1849

Krzysztof Marchlewicz

Chapter 8. Lajos Kossuth and the Hungarian Exiles in London

Tibor Frank

Chapter 9. The Politics of Czech Liberation in Britain after 1849

Ivan Pfaff

PART III: EMIGRÉ POLITICS

Chapter 10. Voices of Exile: French Newspapers in England

Sylvie Aprile

Chapter 11. ‘The Begging Bowl of Revolution’: the Fund-raising Tours of German and Hungarian Exiles to North America, 1851–1852

Sabine Freitag

Chapter 12. German Socialism in London after 1849: The Communist League of August Willich and Karl Schapper

Christine Lattek

Chapter 13. Chartists and Political Refugees

Iorwerth Prothero

Chapter 14. Immigrants and Refugees: Who were the Real Forty-Eighters in the United States?

Bruce Levine

PART IV: WOMEN IN EXILE

Chapter 15. Keeping Busy in the Waiting-room: German Women Writers in London following the 1848 Revolution

Carol Diethe

Chapter 16. Jeanne Deroin: French Feminist and Socialist in Exile

Pamela Pilbeam

PART V: LEGACY

Chapter 17. Home Alone? Reflections on Political Exiles Returning to their Native Countries

Ansgar Reiss

Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews