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The making of the modern refugee

Author: Peter Gatrell
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"'Gatrell offers a deftly written, comprehensive and at times heartbreaking account of the mass movement of populations. Drawing from a rich array of primary and secondary materials, first-hand accounts and historial reflections, The making of the modern refugee is a terrific introduction to the history of mass displacement in the past century', Michael Barnett, The European Review of History"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gatrell
ISBN: 9780198744474 0198744471
OCLC Number: 930770553
Notes: Has new preface and its own bibliographical references.
Edition statement from page ix.
Originally published: 2013.
Description: xvi, 312 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I EMPIRES OF REFUGEES --
Introduction --
1. Crucibles of Population Displacement Before and During the Great War --
2. Nation-states and the Birth of a 'Refugee Problem' in Inter-war Europe --
pt. II MID-CENTURY MAELSTROM --
Introduction --
3. Europe Uprooted: Refugee Crises at Mid-Century and 'Durable Solutions' --
4. 'Nothing Except Commas: Jews, Palestinians, and the Torment of Displacement --
5. Midnight's Refugees?: Partition and its Aftermath in India and Pakistan --
6. War and Population Displacement in East Asia, 1937-1950 --
pt. III REFUGEES IN THE GLOBAL COLD WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH --
Introduction --
7. 'Villages of Discipline': Revolutionary Change and Refugees in South-East Asia --
8. 'Long Road': Africa's Refugees, Decolonization, and 'Development' --
9. 'Some Kind of Freedom': Refugees, Homecoming, and Refugee Voices in Contemporary History.
Other Titles: Modern refugee
Responsibility: Peter Gatrell.
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