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In war's wake : Europe's displaced persons in the postwar order / Gerard Daniel Cohen

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Author:
Cohen, Gerard Daniel  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (viii, 237 pages) : maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Europe
Date:
2012
©2012
20th century
Notes:
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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
Summary:
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.
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief  Search this
Refugees--History  Search this
Refugees--Government policy--History  Search this
Jewish refugees--History  Search this
Jews--Migrations--History  Search this
Humanitarianism--History  Search this
HISTORY--Military--World War II  Search this
Civilian war relief  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
Jewish refugees  Search this
Jews--Migrations  Search this
Refugees  Search this
Refugees--Government policy  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
D809.E85 C65 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150018