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Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Keila Diehl

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The ... More


Maintaining a Piłsudskiite Independence Day, 1939–45

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Independence Day: Myth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658817
eISBN:
9780191744235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658817.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

During German and Russian occupation celebration of November 11th was forbidden and punishment for any attempt was severe indeed. In London, the Polish Government in Exile, led by Sikorski, a ... More


Spaces of Engagement and the Geographies of Obligation: Responses to the Holocaust

Michael Fleming

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The Nazi destruction of Polish Jewry progressed incrementally from 1939 to 1945 through legal restrictions, confiscations, deportations, ghettoization, slave labor, death camps, and death marches. ... More


The Tibet Issue in Sino-Indian Relations

Tien-sze Fang

in Asymmetrical Threat Perceptions in India-China Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095958
eISBN:
9780199082667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095958.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Tibet issue is still a sensitive and intractable issue for China’s diplomacy. This Chapter provides a brief account of China’s ‘liberation’ of Tibet, pointing out India’s special role and Tibet’s ... More


Unattainably High: Expectations of the Church of Greece During the Axis Occupation (1941–1944)

Panteleymon Anastasakis

in The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823261994
eISBN:
9780823266548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261994.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter discusses the expectations that Greek (Giorgos Tsolakoglou, Konstantinos Logothetopoulos, Ioannes Ralles, EAM, Greek Government-in-Exile) and foreign (Axis Authorities) actors had of the ... More


Jacob Leib Teicher between Florence and Cambridge: Arabic and Jewish Philosophy in Wartime Oxford

Anna Teicher

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter traces the life of refugee scholar Jacobs Leib Teicher from archives and family sources. Born a Polish Jew, Teicher studied Arabic and Jewish philosophy in Italy, gaining his degree in ... More


Defenders of the State: Czechs, Eastern Measures, and European Exiles

Matthew Frank

in Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199639441
eISBN:
9780191779060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639441.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter concentrates initially on the efforts of Czech exiles, and in particular their president, Edvard Beneš, to win over Allied opinion to the idea of a restored post-war Czechoslovakia ... More


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