Whitehall and the Jews, 1933-1948: British Immigration Policy, Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust

Whitehall and the Jews, 1933-1948: British Immigration Policy, Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust

by Louise London
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521631874

ISBN-13: 9780521631877

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Intended as a comprehensive study of the British response to the plight of European Jewry under Nazism, in particular the immigration controls on admission of Jews to the United Kingdom and the doubts and dissent behind British policy. London, the daughter of Jewish refugees and a solicitor specializing in immigration law, emphasizes the British government's efforts…  See more details below

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Intended as a comprehensive study of the British response to the plight of European Jewry under Nazism, in particular the immigration controls on admission of Jews to the United Kingdom and the doubts and dissent behind British policy. London, the daughter of Jewish refugees and a solicitor specializing in immigration law, emphasizes the British government's efforts to balance state self-interest with humanitarian concern in determining refugee policy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521631877
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 2. Immigration control; 3. Control without visas; 4. New restrictions after the Anschluss, March to October 1938; 5. From Kristallnacht to the outbreak of war, November 1938 to September 1939; 6. Refugees from Czechoslovakia; 7. War-time policy; 8. The response to the Holocaust; 9. Post-war decisions; 10. Conclusion.

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