An Exiled Generation: German and Hungarian Refugees of by Heléna Tóth

By Heléna Tóth

targeting émigrés from Baden, Württemberg and Hungary in 4 host societies (Switzerland, the Ottoman Empire, England and the United States), Heléna Tóth considers exile within the aftermath of the revolutions of 1848–9 as a ecu phenomenon with international dimensions. whereas exile is frequently awarded as a person problem, Tóth reports its collective features within the nation-states of the family members and and social networks. Exploring the interconnectedness of those parts, she argues that even though we frequently wish to sharply distinguish among hard work migration and exile, those different types have been something yet solid after the revolutions of 1848–9; migration belonged to the non-public narrative of the revolution for a large portion of the inhabitants. furthermore, discussions approximately exile and amnesty performed a relevant position in formulating the legacy of the revolutions not just for the émigrés yet for his or her social surroundings and, eventually, the governments of the restoration.

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