Refuge In The Land Of Liberty: A History of Asylum and Refugee Protection in France since the…

Hardcover | March 15, 2008

byGreg Burgess

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This book examines changing responses towards refugees in modern France. The study of the principle of asylum and the treatment of refugees from the French Revolution until the years immediately after the Second World War offers a broad sweep through French legal, intellectual, political and social history. Critical questions framed debates and policy: whether individuals had a natural human right to receive asylum, whether refugee policy was a matter for national goverment, or whether asylum was determined by international agreement.

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This book examines changing responses towards refugees in modern France. The study of the principle of asylum and the treatment of refugees from the French Revolution until the years immediately after the Second World War offers a broad sweep through French legal, intellectual, political and social history. Critical questions framed ...

GREG BURGESS is Lecturer in History, Deakin University, Australia. His research interests include the History of France in the nineteenth and early-twentieth century, and issues pertaining to responses to political refugees and foreign nationals from the French Revolution to the Second World War.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.83 × 5.64 × 0.85 inPublished:March 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230507751

ISBN - 13:9780230507753

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Table of Contents

Intoduction * PART 1: ASYLUM BWTWEEN MONARCHIES: FROM REVOLUTION TO RESTORATION, 1787-1830 * "Banished for the Cause of Liberty": Asylum in Revolution * Between Empire and Restoration * PART 2: THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF ASYLUM UNDER THE JULY MONARCHY, 1830-1848 * The Limits of Tolerance * The Practice of Asylum * The Hand of a Hidden Power * PART 3: THE MAKING OF A REPUBLICAN TRADITION, 1848-1920 * Asylum and the Mid-Century Crisis, 1848-70 * Asylum and the Republic, 1870-1914 * The Impact of War, 1914-20 * PART 4: "AROUND THE CORNER FROM A HOSTILE FRANCE, A FRANCE MORE AMICABLE", 1929-40 * Migration, Asylum nd the Post-War Order * France and the German Refugee Crisis of 1933 * Reform and Renewal, after 1933 * Epilogue: France and the International Refugee Regime after 1945 * Droit d'asile: Lieu de Mémoire

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