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German-Jewish Refugee Children and Youth in Brazil (1933–45)

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...See Eva Sopher, ‘Dieser Riss bleibt für immer . . .’, in ‘. . . auf brasilianischem Boden fand ich eine neue Heimat.’ Autobiographische Texte deutscher Flüchtlinge des Nationalsozialismus 1933–1945, ed. by Marlen Eckl (Remscheid: Gardez...

Young men, honour and violence in the backlands of Northeast Brazil

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...One October afternoon in 1883, a 32-year-old day labourer named Alexandre Rodrigues and a 25-year-old farmer, Luís Pereira de Sousa, engaged in a fight outside a residence in the rural northeastern town of Santa Cruz, province of Ceará...

Gardens and the Larger Landscape

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Prato is never found on the way to Prato, but only where it is. And a person is more certain of being outside Prato when he sees it at arm’s length, then he is when ten miles distant, unable to see it at all.Gardens can be distinguished...

Chronic Pain and Illness

A Cultural History of Disability in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction Modern times and chronic suffering Chronic pain and illness as a medical category describes ongoing experiences of suffering or impairment with periods of remission and relapse. Chronic conditions such as Lyme disease, lupus...

Types of Gardens

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The garden is first and foremost the physical expression of a conscious act to create beauty, to provide refuge, to explore natural process, to design a social gathering space, or to achieve some combination of these objectives...