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Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Robert Garland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Most classical authors and modern historians depict the ancient Greek world as essentially stable and even static, once the so-called colonization movement came to an end. But this book argues that ... More


Home and Hearth

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The common assumption after the Partition was that minorities were ‘natural’ citizens of the country where their co-religionist lived. Thus Hindus were expected to remain or migrate to India while ... More


Evacuation

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses the government-sponsored evacuation of women and children from areas considered the most likely targets of German air raids and their billeting in private ... More


JOE CUTLER (b. 1968)Bands (2008): Text by Richard Cutler

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter addresses British composer Joe Cutler’s Bands (2008). This touching, insightful piece, deceptively simple, demands immense concentration and empathy. The text, by the composer’s father ... More


Anglo-Jewish plays: The Evacuees (1975) and Bar Mitzvah Boy (1976)

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter explores Anglo-Jewish incidents and characters in Jack Rosenthal's television plays. The two plays, The Evacuees and Bar Mitzvah Boy, represent elements of Anglo-Jewish life using ... More


Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Pallavi Raghavan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190087579
eISBN:
9780197520772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In this groundbreaking book, Raghavan uses previously untapped archival sources to weave together new stories about the experiences of post-partition state-making in South Asia. Through meticulous ... More


Evacuees and Gurus

Owen Dudley Edwards

in British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616510
eISBN:
9780748653621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at evacuees and gurus during the war, and presents the effects of reading on evacuees, most of whom learnt to read using comics. It then identifies a propaganda point that was ... More


Evacuee Property

Pallavi Raghavan

in Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190087579
eISBN:
9780197520772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Ministry of External Affairs was an instrumental institution in shaping the debate about how these rules ought to be fashioned on the basis of a reciprocity. In this chapter, I look at the ... More


Arrival in Australia

Tony Banham

in Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Three documents the impact of the White Australia policy on the execution of the evacuation, and the resulting returns of Eurasians - exposing an unplanned injustice in the scheme that ... More


A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Yfaat Weiss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells the story of an Arab neighborhood in Haifa that later acquired iconic status in Israeli memory. In the summer of 1959, Jewish immigrants from Morocco rioted against local and national ... More


Bradford-on-Avon (1939–1952)

James Davis

in Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157841
eISBN:
9780231538619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157841.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter chronicles Walrond's life in Bradford-on-Avon as an evacuee during the onset of World War II. Bradford was classically English, and it appeared to be detached from the rest of the world ... More


Dark houses: cinemagoing in the early months of the war

Richard Farmer

in "Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45": The utility dream palace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091889
eISBN:
9781526109644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091889.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

At the start of the war, all British cinemas were subject to enforced closure, a decision that George Bernard Shaw described as ‘an act of unimaginable stupidity’. When the anticipated German air ... More


Hurricane Gumbo

Mike Davis and Anthony Fontenot

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes how the residents of Ville Platte—a poor Cajun and black Creole community in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana—opened their doors to over 5,000 displaced people they call “company” ... More


An Occupied Homeland (1945–1972)

Steve Rabson

in The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan: Crossing the Borders Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835347
eISBN:
9780824871772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835347.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the ways in which Okinawans coped with hardships arising out of Japan's surrender post-World War II and the American military occupation. By mid-August 1945, when Japan's ... More


Selective Detention and Removal

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In stark contrast to the mass removals and relocation of all Nikkei on the West Coast of the mainland, in Hawai`i the Army pursued a policy of selective detention only, and less than 1 percent of the ... More


Determining Loyalty: Review Boards, Questionnaires, and Racial Profiling

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Rather than detain persons solely on the basis of race, as was done on the West Coast of the mainland, in Hawai`i an effort (although hardly objective) was made to determine the loyalty of each ... More


The Fate of the Detainees

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

While segregated at Tule Lake, detainees were further subjected to pro-Japanese gangs and an atmosphere of intimidation, leading many to renounce their American citizenship. Whether held in ... More


Residues of Partition: Displaced Bengalis in West Bengal

Abhijit Dasgupta

in Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461172
eISBN:
9780199086986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461172.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This chapter examines some aspects of state–refugee relations in West Bengal in the wake of 1947 Partition, and explains the factors that led to conflict between a monolithic state and some ... More


Panic, Scorched Earth, and Evacuation

Wendy Z. Goldman and Donald Filtzer

in Fortress Dark and Stern: The Soviet Home Front during World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190618414
eISBN:
9780190092672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618414.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The state created the Soviet for Evacuation within days of the invasion. As German panzers roared over the border, the retreat of the Red Army created panic in the frontline zones. The SE provided a ... More


Rolling East and Resettlement

Wendy Z. Goldman and Donald Filtzer

in Fortress Dark and Stern: The Soviet Home Front during World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190618414
eISBN:
9780190092672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618414.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The transfer and resettlement of millions of people, including children, invalids, and elderly, posed a vast challenge to public health officials, factory managers, and local soviets. People crammed ... More


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