In defence of learning : the plight, persecution, and placement of academic refugees, 1933-1980s (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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In defence of learning : the plight, persecution, and placement of academic refugees, 1933-1980s

Author: Laura Wintour; Paul Weindling; Shula Marks; Oxford University Press.; British Academy.
Publisher: New York : for The British Academy : by Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 169.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time of increasing international concern with immigration, this book is a timely reminder of the enormous contribution generations of academic refugees have made to learning the world over. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: konferencje
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Wintour; Paul Weindling; Shula Marks; Oxford University Press.; British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264812 0197264816
OCLC Number: 982646438
Description: XX, 320 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART 1. FOUNDERS AND FIRSTCOMERS ; PART 2. TESS - THE LINCHPIN ; PART 3. ASSOCIATES AND ALLIES ; PART 4. REVERSING THE GAZE
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 169.
Responsibility: ed. by Shula Marks, Paul Weindling, and Laura Wintour.

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A fascinating history of refugee scholars. In Defence of Learning tells a complicated, multi-faceted story ... adds much to our understanding of intellectual refugees, past and present. * Mira Read more...

 
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