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In war's wake : Europe's displaced persons in the postwar order

Author: Gerard Daniel Cohen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford studies in international history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text argues that postwar international relief operations went beyond their stated goal of civilian 'rehabilitation' and contributed to the rise of a new internationalism, setting the terms on which future displaced persons would be treated by nations and NGOs.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Daniel Cohen
ISBN: 9780195399684 0195399684
OCLC Number: 701622847
Description: 237 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the last million --
The battle of the refugee : DPs and the making of the Cold War West --
Who is a refugee? : from victors' justice to anticommunism --
Care and maintenance : the new face of international humanitarianism --
Displaced persons in the human rights revolution --
Surplus manpower, surplus population --
Extraterritorial Jews : refugee humanitarianism and the advent of Jewish statehood --
Epilogue : the golden age of European refugees, 1945-1960.
Series Title: Oxford studies in international history.
Responsibility: Gerard Daniel Cohen.
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This text argues that postwar international relief operations went beyond their stated goal of civilian 'rehabilitation' and contributed to the rise of a new internationalism, setting the terms on which future displaced persons would be treated by nations and NGOs.

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[Cohen's] monograph is a model of the genre of international history: a thoroughly researched, transnationally focused, clearly presented study that amalgamates political, social and intellectual Read more...

 
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