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'Barbed Wire Disease’ or a ‘Prison Camp Society’: The Everyday Lives of German Internees on the Isle of Man, 1914-1919
During the First World War hundreds of thousands of civilians spent years behind barbed wire throughout the world. London formed the centre of the global internment system which meant the incarceration of enemy aliens in ...
Arriving in style.
(BBC Worldwide, 2010)
The Uniquness of London
While, superficially, London may seem just another destination for migrants, it has a series of unique characteristics, which my proposed essay will outline. First, its long history of immigration, due to the duration of ...
Germans as Minorities During the First World War: A Global Comparative Perspective
Offering a global comparative perspective on the relationship between German minorities and the majority populations amongst which they found themselves during the First World War, this collection addresses how ’public ...
The Germans in India: Elite European Migrants in the British Empire
(Manchester University Press, 2017-10-28)
Based on years of research in libraries and archives in England, Germany, India and Switzerland, this book offers a new interpretation of global migration from the early nineteenth until the early twentieth century. Rather ...
Germany in World War II
(Oxford University Press, 2015-03-30)
Unlike in other states such as Great Britain, the USA or the Soviet Union, the Second World War in Germany does not usually form a distinct and compact period. The most popular phases in the history of twentieth century ...
Enemies in the Empire: Civilian Internment in the British Empire during the First World War
(Oxford University Press, 2020-03-05)
During the First World War, Britain was the epicentre of global mass internment and deportation operations. Germans, Austro-Hungarians, Turks, and Bulgarians who had settled in Britain and its overseas territories were ...
Migrant City: A New History of London
(Yale University Press, 2020-04-07)
The first history of London to show how immigrants have built, shaped and made a great success of the capital city London is now a global financial and multicultural hub in which over three hundred languages are spoken. ...
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-01)
The article looks at the experiences of minorities during the First World War under the three key themes of ‘the persecuted’, ‘the integrated’ and ‘the exploited’.