Two Lives in Uncertain Times
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Wilma Iggers, Georg Iggers
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-15 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Published in Association with the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. Wilma and Georg Iggers came from different backgrounds, Wilma from a Jewish farming family from the German-speaking border area of Czechoslovakia, Georg from a Jewish business family from Hamburg. They both escaped with their parents from Nazi persecution to North
Dynamics of Emigration
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Stefan Berger, Philipp Müller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-08-12 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

As a pioneering volume to consider the impact of exile on historical scholarship in the twentieth century in a systematic and global way, looking at Europe, North America, South America and Asia, Dynamics of Emigration asks about epistemic repercussions on the experience of exile and exiles. Analyzing both the impact
Post-Industrial Precarity: New Ethnographies of Urban Lives in Uncertain Times
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gillian Evans
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-15 - Publisher: Vernon Press

The United Nations predicts that by the year 2050 almost 70% of the planet’s population will be living in cities. The onus on social scientists is to explain the contemporary challenges posed by the urbanization of the world. A growing body of literature raises the alarm about the precarity of
Between Mass Death and Individual Loss
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Alon Confino, Paul Betts, Dirk Schumann
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

"This volume explores the tension between mass death and individual loss by linking long-term patterns of mourning, burial, and grief with the short-term cataclysmic violence unleashed by two world wars. How various "cultures of death" shaped the broader historical relationship between the living and the dead in modern Germany is
Two Lives in Uncertain Times
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Wilma Iggers, Wilma Abeles Iggers, Georg Iggers
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Published in Association with the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. Wilma and Georg Iggers came from different backgrounds, Wilma from a Jewish farming family from the German-speaking border area of Czechoslovakia, Georg from a Jewish business family from Hamburg. They both escaped with their parents from Nazi persecution to North