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Outcast Europe : Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48

By: Gemie, Sharif.
Contributor(s): Reid, Fiona | Humbert, Laure.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2011Description: 1 online resource (760 p.).ISBN: 9781441146830.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Outcast Europe : Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War 1936-48DDC classification: 305.906914 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
To Patricia Clark (1957-2010); Contents; Preface; Writing Outcast Europe; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Writing Refugees; The Inner World of the Refugee; Defining Refugees; Writing Refugees; Historians and Refugees; The Great Journey: Transformative Movement and the Second World War; PART ONE; The Midnight of the Century; 1; The Retirada: Spanish Republican Refugees, 1939; The Refugees' War; Images of France; Organizing the Retirada; The French Reception: Watching the War; The French Reception: Organizing Welfare; The French Reception: the Spanish Experience
The French Reception: Controlling the FloodConclusion; 2; At the Limits of the Nation State: French Evacuations, 1939-1940; Planning Evacuation; Evacuation in Wartime; Preparing for the Evacuees; Evacuation Stories; Reception and a New Life; Alsace and Lorraine After the Evacuation; Conclusion; 3; The Exodus: French Internal Refugees, 1940; The Broken Hinge; May 1940; Soldiers and Civilians: Encounters on the Road; Images of the Crowd: The Mindless Underworld; Making Sense of the Exode; Solidarity on the Road; Conclusion; 4; After The Exodus: Return, Expulsion and Escape
The Challenges of ReturnReturning Home; Other Journeys: Continuing Southwards; Other Journeys: 'Visa: A Hundred-Act Vexation'; A Second exode? The Expulsions of Alsatians and Mosellans; Conclusion; PART TWO; FALSE DAWN; 5; Lessons Unlearned: Wartime Debates and the Creation of UNRRA; Ending Another War; Neutrality and Commitment: the Red Cross and UNRRA; Planning UNRRA; Criticizing UNRRA, Defending UNRRA; Recording UNRRA: Beyond Bureaucracy; Joining UNRRA; UNRRA at Granville; Zones and Organizations; Conclusion; 6; Into Darkest Germany; Travelling into Germany; Finding the Camps
Documents and DPsThe Status of the Relief Worker; Frauleins, Girls and Ladies: Women Relief Workers; Requisitioning, Scrounging and the Black Market; Helping the People Help Themselves; Dedication and Commitment; Conclusion; 7; In the Camps; The Politics of Empathy; The Politics of Critique; A Liberation that was not a Liberation; DPs and Nationality; Protests, Initiatives and National Resurgence; DPs and Relief Workers; Conclusion; 8; Other Paths: Returning to Nationhood; Returning to Poland; 'Returning' to Israel; Conclusion; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
Summary: An original perspective on the experience of refugees and relief workers.
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To Patricia Clark (1957-2010); Contents; Preface; Writing Outcast Europe; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction: Writing Refugees; The Inner World of the Refugee; Defining Refugees; Writing Refugees; Historians and Refugees; The Great Journey: Transformative Movement and the Second World War; PART ONE; The Midnight of the Century; 1; The Retirada: Spanish Republican Refugees, 1939; The Refugees' War; Images of France; Organizing the Retirada; The French Reception: Watching the War; The French Reception: Organizing Welfare; The French Reception: the Spanish Experience

The French Reception: Controlling the FloodConclusion; 2; At the Limits of the Nation State: French Evacuations, 1939-1940; Planning Evacuation; Evacuation in Wartime; Preparing for the Evacuees; Evacuation Stories; Reception and a New Life; Alsace and Lorraine After the Evacuation; Conclusion; 3; The Exodus: French Internal Refugees, 1940; The Broken Hinge; May 1940; Soldiers and Civilians: Encounters on the Road; Images of the Crowd: The Mindless Underworld; Making Sense of the Exode; Solidarity on the Road; Conclusion; 4; After The Exodus: Return, Expulsion and Escape

The Challenges of ReturnReturning Home; Other Journeys: Continuing Southwards; Other Journeys: 'Visa: A Hundred-Act Vexation'; A Second exode? The Expulsions of Alsatians and Mosellans; Conclusion; PART TWO; FALSE DAWN; 5; Lessons Unlearned: Wartime Debates and the Creation of UNRRA; Ending Another War; Neutrality and Commitment: the Red Cross and UNRRA; Planning UNRRA; Criticizing UNRRA, Defending UNRRA; Recording UNRRA: Beyond Bureaucracy; Joining UNRRA; UNRRA at Granville; Zones and Organizations; Conclusion; 6; Into Darkest Germany; Travelling into Germany; Finding the Camps

Documents and DPsThe Status of the Relief Worker; Frauleins, Girls and Ladies: Women Relief Workers; Requisitioning, Scrounging and the Black Market; Helping the People Help Themselves; Dedication and Commitment; Conclusion; 7; In the Camps; The Politics of Empathy; The Politics of Critique; A Liberation that was not a Liberation; DPs and Nationality; Protests, Initiatives and National Resurgence; DPs and Relief Workers; Conclusion; 8; Other Paths: Returning to Nationhood; Returning to Poland; 'Returning' to Israel; Conclusion; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography

An original perspective on the experience of refugees and relief workers.

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Sharif Gemie is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Glamorgan. He is the author of five books, and of over thirty articles in academic journals. He is currently researching Empire and the Second World War. Laure Humbert was a Research Assistant at the University of Glamorgan in 2007-10. She is currently a post-graduate at the University of Exeter, researching the administration of DPs in the French zone of occupied Germany.

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