The Refuge and the Fortress: Britain and the Flight from Tyranny

Paperback | December 15, 2008

byJeremy Seabrook

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In the 75th anniversary of CARA (Council for Assisting Refugee Academics), this book explores the experiences and achievements of refugee academics and their rescuers to recount Britains past relationship with overseas victims of persecution, and as vital questions about our present-day attitudes towards immigration and asylum.

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In the 75th anniversary of CARA (Council for Assisting Refugee Academics), this book explores the experiences and achievements of refugee academics and their rescuers to recount Britains past relationship with overseas victims of persecution, and as vital questions about our present-day attitudes towards immigration and asylum.

JEREMY SEABROOK is a former teacher, social worker, journalist and playwright, contributor to the Guardian, New Internationalist and the Statesman in Kolkata. He is the author of 40 books, dealing with social and economic justice and international development. Among the most recent are Children of Other Worlds (child labour), Travels ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.22 × 6.16 × 0.64 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218784

ISBN - 13:9780230218789

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
A Note on the Text
Introduction
PART I: ACADEMIC REFUGEES
PART II: THEN
PART III: UNTIL
Eastern Europe
Southern Africa
West and North-Western Africa
PART IV: NOW
Africa
The Caucusus, Iran, Central Asia and the Far East
The Journey to Safety
Conclusion
Bibliography