Political Exile in the Global Twentieth Century
Catholic Christian Democrats in Europe and the Americas
Edited by Wolfram Kaiser and Piotr H. Kosicki
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Transnational perspectives on Christian Democrats in exile
This book focuses on the political exile of Catholic Christian Democrats during the global twentieth century, from the end of the First World War to the end of the Cold War. Transcending the common national approach, the present volume puts transnational perspectives at center stage and in doing so aspires to be a genuinely global and longitudinal study. Political Exile in the Global Twentieth Century includes chapters on continental European exile in the United Kingdom and North America through 1945; on Spanish exile following the Civil War (1936–39), throughout the Franco dictatorship; on East-Central European exile from the defeat of Nazi Germany and the establishment of Communist rule (1944–48) through the end of the Cold War; and Latin American exile following the 1973 Chilean coup.
Encompassing Europe (both East and West), Latin America, and the United States, Political Exile in the Global Twentieth Century places the diasporas of twentieth-century Christian Democracy within broader, global debates on political exile and migration.
Contributors: Paolo Acanfora (University of Rome La Sapienza), Leyre Arrieta (University of Deusto), Gemma Caballer (University of Barcelona), Justinas Dementavičius (Vilnius University), Joaquín Fermandois (Catholic University of Chile / San Sebastián University), Élodie Giraudier (Harvard University), Carlo Invernizzi Accetti (City University of New York), Katalin Kádár Lynn (Independent Scholar), Wolfram Kaiser (University of Portsmouth), Piotr H. Kosicki (University of Maryland), Sławomir Łukasiewicz (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Christopher Stroot (University of California San Diego)
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Catholic Christian Democrats in Political Exile in the Global Twentieth Century
1 European Christian Democrats in Exile in the United Kingdom: Socially Isolated and Politically Marginal
2 Luigi Sturzo in American Exile: Building a New Christian-Inspired International Order
3 Christian Democracy in America and Vice Versa: Sturzo, Maritain and the United States
4 Exile and Catholic Politics in Spain: National Reconciliation, Europeanisation and the Contested Christian Democratic Alternative to Franco
5 A Window of Opportunity? The Basque Nationalist Party and European Christian Democracy in Exile
7 Polish Christian Youth in the Cold War: A Generation’s Potential Lost in Exile
8 Cultural versus Political Christian Democrats: Debating the Idea of (Christian) Democracy in Lithuanian Exile
9 Hungarian Christian Democracy in Exile: An Influential but Never Dominant Political Force
10 Multiple Christian Democratic Exiles: Debating the Road Back to Democracy in Chile
11 Chilean Christian Democrats in Exile in the Americas and in Europe: Impact on Networks and Ideas
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Format: Edited volume - ebook
Publication: December 10, 2021
Wolfram Kaiser is professor of European studies at the University of Portsmouth and visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges.