zum Inhalt wechseln
America's fair share : the admission and resettlement of displaced persons, 1945-1952 Titelvorschau
SchließenTitelvorschau
Prüfung…

America's fair share : the admission and resettlement of displaced persons, 1945-1952

Verfasser/in: Haim Genizi
Verlag: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1993.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
Datenbank:WorldCat
Zusammenfassung:
During the 1930s and the war years, the mood of American Christians toward refugees - Jews as well as other Christians who were victims of the Holocaust - was generally apathetic. After 1947 though, church leaders showed sustained interest in the issue when they learned that eighty percent of the displaced persons (DPs) were not Jews but European Christians running away from communism. America's Fair Share is the  Weiterlesen…
Bewertung:

(noch nicht bewertet) 0 mit Rezensionen - Verfassen Sie als Erste eine Rezension.

Themen
Ähnliche Titel

 

Exemplar ausleihen

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Suche nach Bibliotheken, die diesen Titel besitzen ...

Details

Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Haim Genizi
ISBN: 0814324606 9780814324608
OCLC-Nummer: 28025572
Beschreibung: xi, 273 p. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: The plight of Christian refugees from Nazism, 1933-1945 --
The DP problem in Germany and Austria, 1945-1947 --
UNRRA and the voluntary agencies in Germany, 1945-1947 --
Voluntary agencies and CRALOG --
The lobby for the DP Act, 1946-1948 --
The debates concerning the entrance of Nazi collaborators, 1948-1950 --
The Displaced Persons Commission and the resettlement of DPs, 1948-1952 --
The Church World Service and the protestant DPs --
The Lutheran Resettlement Service --
The National Catholic Resettlement Council and the Catholic DPs --
The United Service for New Americans and the Jewish DPs.
Verfasserangabe: Haim Genizi.
Weitere Informationen:

Abstract:

During the 1930s and the war years, the mood of American Christians toward refugees - Jews as well as other Christians who were victims of the Holocaust - was generally apathetic. After 1947 though, church leaders showed sustained interest in the issue when they learned that eighty percent of the displaced persons (DPs) were not Jews but European Christians running away from communism. America's Fair Share is the first serious research focusing on the extraordinary period of organized mass immigration and resettlement that took place in the postwar years. Haim Genizi compares the activities of the major sectarian relief agencies and examines in detail their help to hundreds of thousands of DPs. Using neglected archival sources of church-related relief organizations, he studies the relations of Christian relief agencies with the American army in Europe and the DP Commission. He discusses the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, which differed from the traditional immigration policy based on the laissez-faire philosophy, and contends that it was purposely designed to discriminate against Jews. Finally, Genizi addresses the interfaith controversy that arose as to the admission of Nazi collaborators to the United States. The successful DP operation, which admitted and resettled almost a half million people during a short period of time, and in which church-related agencies played the major role, was a remarkable achievement. However, an examination of the considerations that led to this action shows that the motivations behind the DP program were not purely humanitarian. Genizi's comparison of America's impressive activities on behalf of DPs after the war with the negative attitude toward Christian and Jewish refugees during the Hitler era lends understanding to the real motivations behind the action and inaction of the American people.

Rezensionen

Nutzer-Rezensionen
Suche nach GoodReads-Rezensionen
Suche nach DOGObooks-Rezensionen…

Tags

Tragen Sie als Erste Tags ein.
Anfrage bestätigen

Sie haben diesen Titel bereits angefordert. Wenn Sie trotzdem fortfahren möchten, klicken Sie auf OK.

Verlinkung


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28025572>
library:oclcnum"28025572"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/28025572>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/908722>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Emigration and immigration--Social aspects."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/908700>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Emigration and immigration--Government policy."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:copyrightYear"1993"
schema:datePublished"1993"
schema:description"During the 1930s and the war years, the mood of American Christians toward refugees - Jews as well as other Christians who were victims of the Holocaust - was generally apathetic. After 1947 though, church leaders showed sustained interest in the issue when they learned that eighty percent of the displaced persons (DPs) were not Jews but European Christians running away from communism. America's Fair Share is the first serious research focusing on the extraordinary period of organized mass immigration and resettlement that took place in the postwar years. Haim Genizi compares the activities of the major sectarian relief agencies and examines in detail their help to hundreds of thousands of DPs. Using neglected archival sources of church-related relief organizations, he studies the relations of Christian relief agencies with the American army in Europe and the DP Commission. He discusses the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, which differed from the traditional immigration policy based on the laissez-faire philosophy, and contends that it was purposely designed to discriminate against Jews. Finally, Genizi addresses the interfaith controversy that arose as to the admission of Nazi collaborators to the United States. The successful DP operation, which admitted and resettled almost a half million people during a short period of time, and in which church-related agencies played the major role, was a remarkable achievement. However, an examination of the considerations that led to this action shows that the motivations behind the DP program were not purely humanitarian. Genizi's comparison of America's impressive activities on behalf of DPs after the war with the negative attitude toward Christian and Jewish refugees during the Hitler era lends understanding to the real motivations behind the action and inaction of the American people."
schema:description"The plight of Christian refugees from Nazism, 1933-1945 -- The DP problem in Germany and Austria, 1945-1947 -- UNRRA and the voluntary agencies in Germany, 1945-1947 -- Voluntary agencies and CRALOG -- The lobby for the DP Act, 1946-1948 -- The debates concerning the entrance of Nazi collaborators, 1948-1950 -- The Displaced Persons Commission and the resettlement of DPs, 1948-1952 -- The Church World Service and the protestant DPs -- The Lutheran Resettlement Service -- The National Catholic Resettlement Council and the Catholic DPs -- The United Service for New Americans and the Jewish DPs."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/354295>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"America's fair share : the admission and resettlement of displaced persons, 1945-1952"
schema:numberOfPages"273"
schema:publisher
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Wayne State University Press"
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Fenster schließen

Bitte in WorldCat einloggen 

Sie haben kein Konto? Sie können sehr einfach ein kostenloses Konto anlegen,.