9781137327895

The Refuge and the Fortress Britain and the Persecuted 1933 - 2013

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  • ISBN13:

    9781137327895

  • ISBN10:

    1137327898

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-06-28
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

The Refuge and the Fortress offers an account of academic refugees in Britain, including those who fled Nazi Germany, and through their testimonies, seeks to understand the qualities they bestowed on their adoptive country. It provides an honest portrayal of the encounters of people from other cultures with the characteristics of the British.

Author Biography

Jeremy Seabrook has written 40 books on social, economic and environmental issues, most recently, People without History, India's Muslim Ghettos, Consuming Cultures, Globalization and Local Life, A World Growing Old and Children of other Worlds, a comparison of child labour in early industrial London and contemporary Dhaka.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
A Note on the Text
1. Introduction
2. Academic Refugees
3. Then
4. Until
5. Now
6. Conclusion
Bibliography

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