Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain

Stefan Manz (Editor), Panikos Panayi (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

Abstract

This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century and ending with refugees who have increasingly come from beyond Europe. The book addresses four specific questions. First, what roles have individuals or groups of refugees played in cultural and political transfers to Britain since 1830? Second, can we identify a novel form of cultural production which differs from that in the homeland? Third, to what extent has dissemination within and transformation of the receiving culture occurred? Fourth, to what extent do refugee groups, themselves, undergo a process of cultural restructuring? The coverage of the individual essays ranges from high culture, through politics and everyday practices. The volume moves away from general perceptions of refugees as ‘problem groups’ and rather focuses on the way they have shaped, and indeed enriched, British cultural and political life.

This book was previously published as a special issue of Immigrants and Minorities.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon (UK)
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages238
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-57191-3, 0-415-57191-X
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2013

Fingerprint

Cultural Transfer
Refugees
Immigrants
Revolution
High Culture
Homeland
Cultural Production
Dissemination
Minorities
Exile
Political Life

Cite this

Manz, S., & Panayi, P. (Eds.) (2013). Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain. Abingdon (UK): Routledge.
Manz, Stefan (Editor) ; Panayi, Panikos (Editor). / Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain. Abingdon (UK) : Routledge, 2013. 238 p.
@book{49c811ee7aa54c689f12313430d2d220,
title = "Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain",
abstract = "This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century and ending with refugees who have increasingly come from beyond Europe. The book addresses four specific questions. First, what roles have individuals or groups of refugees played in cultural and political transfers to Britain since 1830? Second, can we identify a novel form of cultural production which differs from that in the homeland? Third, to what extent has dissemination within and transformation of the receiving culture occurred? Fourth, to what extent do refugee groups, themselves, undergo a process of cultural restructuring? The coverage of the individual essays ranges from high culture, through politics and everyday practices. The volume moves away from general perceptions of refugees as ‘problem groups’ and rather focuses on the way they have shaped, and indeed enriched, British cultural and political life. This book was previously published as a special issue of Immigrants and Minorities.",
editor = "Stefan Manz and Panikos Panayi",
year = "2013",
month = "2",
day = "8",
language = "English",
isbn = "978-0-415-57191-3",
publisher = "Routledge",
address = "United Kingdom",

}

Manz, S & Panayi, P (eds) 2013, Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain. Routledge, Abingdon (UK).

Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain. / Manz, Stefan (Editor); Panayi, Panikos (Editor).

Abingdon (UK) : Routledge, 2013. 238 p.

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

TY - BOOK

T1 - Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain

A2 - Manz, Stefan

A2 - Panayi, Panikos

PY - 2013/2/8

Y1 - 2013/2/8

N2 - This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century and ending with refugees who have increasingly come from beyond Europe. The book addresses four specific questions. First, what roles have individuals or groups of refugees played in cultural and political transfers to Britain since 1830? Second, can we identify a novel form of cultural production which differs from that in the homeland? Third, to what extent has dissemination within and transformation of the receiving culture occurred? Fourth, to what extent do refugee groups, themselves, undergo a process of cultural restructuring? The coverage of the individual essays ranges from high culture, through politics and everyday practices. The volume moves away from general perceptions of refugees as ‘problem groups’ and rather focuses on the way they have shaped, and indeed enriched, British cultural and political life. This book was previously published as a special issue of Immigrants and Minorities.

AB - This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century and ending with refugees who have increasingly come from beyond Europe. The book addresses four specific questions. First, what roles have individuals or groups of refugees played in cultural and political transfers to Britain since 1830? Second, can we identify a novel form of cultural production which differs from that in the homeland? Third, to what extent has dissemination within and transformation of the receiving culture occurred? Fourth, to what extent do refugee groups, themselves, undergo a process of cultural restructuring? The coverage of the individual essays ranges from high culture, through politics and everyday practices. The volume moves away from general perceptions of refugees as ‘problem groups’ and rather focuses on the way they have shaped, and indeed enriched, British cultural and political life. This book was previously published as a special issue of Immigrants and Minorities.

UR - http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9780415571913/

M3 - Scholarly edition

SN - 978-0-415-57191-3

SN - 0-415-57191-X

BT - Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain

PB - Routledge

CY - Abingdon (UK)

ER -

Manz S, (ed.), Panayi P, (ed.). Refugees and cultural transfer to Britain. Abingdon (UK): Routledge, 2013. 238 p.