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The Fate of Juvenile Austrian-Jewish Refugees after the ‘Anschluss’ of 1938

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Following Austria's ‘Anschluss’ in 1938, massive repressions against the Jewish population began. The racial Nuremberg Laws affected three per cent of the total population and within three years, two-thirds of the Austrian-Jewish population...


A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...A critical development for children and youth in the twentieth century has been the ten-fold increase in the world’s urban population.Satterthwaite 2005: 1. After 1900, Europe, North America, and Oceania experienced the fastest urban...

The Cinematic Landscape of the Empress Theatre

Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...A promenade in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (NDG) Park, Montreal reveals an unexpected building across Sherbrooke Street West: the Egyptian-inspired Empress Theatre. Mirage or reality? The movie theater is resolutely distinct from the surrounding...

1944: The Launch of the Allied Film Campaign for Civilian Relief

Reading the Postwar Future : Textual Turning Points from 1944

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book Chapter

...The films commissioned internationally to support the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) between 1944 and 1947 represented an experiment in internationalist propaganda by an agency of the United Nations...

The Social: Ritual, Faith, Practices and the Everyday

A Cultural History of Memory in the Nineteenth Century Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction “I wish,” Ellen Currer Langton confided to her journal in 1837, “now that we are once more on terra, to banish what is past from my thoughts, and, if I could, the feelings of my last sight and touch of my first-born...

Canada: A False Consensus?

Immigrant Entrepreneurs : Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...Introduction As the long post-war boom ended, commentators in Canada, as in other Western countries, began to notice two trends that surprised them. First, contrary to the expectation that large corporations would continue to capture ever...

Institutional Frameworks: Theatre, State, and Market in Modern Urban Performance

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...I wish to thank Franco Boni and Tiana Roebuck at The Theatre Centre for their assistance in the preparation of this chapter.In 2013, new hoardings were installed outside a construction site on Queen Street West in Toronto, Canada’s largest...