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Uneasy asylum : France and the refugee crisis, 1933-1942

Author: Vicki Caron
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press ; Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By drawing on an array of primary sources and archive material, this text offers the first major appraisal of French responses to the Jewish refugee crisis after 1933. It explores French policies and attitudes from three interrelated vantage points.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Caron
ISBN: 0804743770 9780804743778
OCLC Number: 47271913
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 622 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Refugee policy and middle-class protest during the Great Depression, 1933-36 3. The conservative crackdown of 1934-35 4. The great invasion I, 1933-36 5. Loyalties in conflict: French Jewry and the refugee crisis, 1933-May 1936 6. Refugee policy during the popular front era 7. Breaking the impasse: colonial and agricultural schemes during the popular front era 8. The deluge: from the Anschluss to Evian 9. The impact of appeasement 10. The crosscurrents of 1939 11. The missed opportunity: refugee policy in wartime 12. The great invasion II, 1936-40 13. The politics of frustration: the remaking of the Jewish relief effort, 1936-40 14. The path to Vichy: continuities and discontinuities in Jewish refugee policy 15. Conclusion.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Vicki Caron.

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