The Black Book (Hardcover)

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The story of the heroic men and women that the Nazis singled out for death in their plan to invade Britain, including Noel Coward, Virginia Woolf and EM Forster. Mavericks and moral visionaries, their stories of courage are uncovered here for the first time. Oldfield sheds light and gives vivid insights into Nazi ideology and the culture of anti-fascist activism in 1930s Britain.

About the Author

Sybil Oldfield is half German and half English. Her grandmother was a pacifist feminist socialist who was placed under Schreibverbot during the Nazi dictatorship. Her mother was classified as an 'enemy alien naturalized by marriage' in Britain after WWII broke out. Oldfield is now Emeritus Reader in English at the University of Sussex and a researcher for The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. A nuclear pacifist, she has campaigned on the psychological disarmament side of the anti-war movement since the 1960s

Product Details
ISBN: 9781788165082
ISBN-10: 178816508X
Publisher: Ips - Profile Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2021
Pages: 448
Language: English