The Safe House Down Under

Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938-1944
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ISBN-13:
9781906165567
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.10.2017
Seiten:
340
Autor:
Anna Rosenbaum
Gewicht:
507 g
Format:
223x149x25 mm
Serie:
15, Exile Studies
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

CONTENTS: The Small Country in the Heart of Europe - The Rise of Fascism and National Socialism - On Australia's Horizon - 1938: Australian Responses to the Munich Agreement - The Aftermath of the Munich Agreement - Czechoslovakia's Refugee Crisis: The Australian Perspective - Australia and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia - Emigration - Australia and the Czechoslovak Government in Exile - Czechoslovak Jews Down Under: Individual Stories.
After the demise of Czechoslovakia in March 1939, the Jewish population fell victim to Nazi persecution. Hoping to find a safe haven elsewhere in the world, some Czechoslovak Jews turned to Australia to seek refuge. This book focuses on their struggles to survive in life-threatening situations and their efforts to reach the safety of the distant continent.