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Volume Editors: Andrea Hammel and Anthony Grenville
Exile and Everyday Life focusses on the everyday life experience of refugees fleeing National Socialism in the 1930s and 1940s as well as the representation of this experience in literature and culture. The contributions in this volume show experiences of loss, strategies of adaptation and the creation of a new identity and life. It covers topics such as Exile in Shanghai, Ireland, the US and the UK, food in exile, the writers Gina Kaus, Vicki Baum and Jean Améry, refugees in the medical profession and the creative arts, and the Kindertransport to the UK.

, the creation of the communal cultural content, and their adaptation to the framework of social life and members’ social ideas. At the end of the 1920s and in the early 1930s, many kibbutzim began a process of creating communal holidays. These holidays were celebrated on the same dates as the

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz
Authors: Yuval Dror and Yona Prital

work became marginalised and minimised – and has often disappeared completely ( Dror 2004c ). Educating for work was adversely affected by the evolution of kibbutz education. Kibbutz education gradually lost its uniqueness and was modified through adaptation to the programmes of state education

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

.N., Hart, S.D., Gregor (eds) Information Systems Foundations: Constructing and Criticising . Canberra : anu Press , 125 – 142 . Yami , T. and Samuel , Y. ( 2004 ). Schools in the transition from a competitive economic model: a model of adaptation to a changing

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

developments have led to diversification in the types of inhabitants that currently compose the social fabric and have caused differences in rights and obligations. 1 These developments clearly reflect modes of adaptation by the kibbutz and the society to globalisation and the neoliberal

In: The Metamorphosis of the Kibbutz

production. It completely lacked what it would have been necessary, that is, a study of every single people in itself, a description of all its living conditions, and an understanding of its adaptation to the place it occupied on earth. Even his correspondence contains harsh criticism: in writing to Herder

In: Brain and Race

. The startling capacity of the Eskimo skull might be related to a perfect fitness for extraordinarily difficult living conditions, but Sergi could not tell by which specific adaptations their brains could have specialized. To those who had devalued cranial capacity in favor of the degree of cortical

In: Brain and Race

giving natural refinement, delicacy of feeling, imagination, powers of adaptation, and construction. […] His cerebral organization, as a whole, I should think, was also superior to the majority of negroes’ in our own country. 153 Twenty days later, George Combe repeated Fowler’s experience

In: Brain and Race

. Pruner-Bey’s Mémoire emphasized in detail the admirable adaptation of the black organism to its original environmental context. Several physical and moral traits of the race nigritique resembled those present in the fetus or child of the race aryenne at different stages of development; other traits

In: Brain and Race

greater knowledge of Argentina’s language and customs. Mainland Chinese, on the other hand, although the majority, are more recent arrivals in Argentina and are therefore still in the adaptation phase. This internal divide is undoubtedly fueled by the links of the respective community organizations with

In: Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Latin America