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Journeys from the abyss : the Holocaust and forced migration from the 1880s to the present

Author: Antony Robin Jeremy Kushner
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Migrations and identities.
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This book explores Jewish refugee movements before, during and after the Holocaust and to place them in a longer history of forced migration from the 1880s to the present. It does not deny that there were particular issues facing the Jews escaping from Nazism, but in this enlightening study the author emphasises that there are longer term trends which shed light on responses to and the experiences of these refugees  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Robin Jeremy Kushner
ISBN: 9781786945051 1786945053 9781786948342 1786948346
OCLC Number: 1127434809
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments ixIntroduction: Migration and the Holocaust 1Part 1 Gender, Forced Migration, and Testimony:From 'White Slavery' to 'Trafficking' via Refugee Domestic ServantsChapter 1 From the 1880s to 1945 39Chapter 2 1945 to the Present 96Part 2 Place, Performance, and Legality: Holocaust Survivors and Other Migrant Journeys in the Long Twentieth CenturyChapter 3 The Journeys of Child Refugees, Lost and Rediscovered 157Chapter 4 The Ship and the Battle over Migrant 'Illegality' 223Conclusion 305Bibliography 315Index 336
Series Title: Migrations and identities.
Responsibility: Tony Kushner.

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This is the first study to place Jewish refugee movementsfrom Nazism into a wider framework of global forced migration from the latenineteenth through to the twenty first century.  Read more...

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