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Refugees and rescue

the diaries and papers of James G. McDonald, 1935-1945

by James G. McDonald

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McDonald, James G. -- 1886-1964 -- Diaries,
  • High Commission for Refugees (Jewish and Other) Coming from Germany -- Biography,
  • Diplomats -- United States -- Diaries,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources,
  • National socialism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Antisemitism -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Breitman, Barbara McDonald Stewart, and Severin Hochberg.
    GenreDiaries., Sources., Sources
    ContributionsBreitman, Richard, 1947-, Stewart, Barbara McDonald, 1926-, Hochberg, Severin., McDonald, James G. 1886-1964.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE748.M1475 A3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22501388M
    ISBN 109780253353078
    LC Control Number2008037080

    Refugee Rescue watches with horror and indignation at the push and pull backs that occurred throughout this week – signaling a concerning pattern of violence at sea. While we have temporarily paused our search and rescue operations to mitigate the spread of COVID, we continue to advocate for the rights to rescue and safe passage.   He lives in New York with his wife and two sons, and has just published a book Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time. It begins with a .

      Helping Refugees Is The Test Of Our Times, David Miliband Says NPR's Scott Simon talks to David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, about his new book, Rescue: Refugees and the.   Laurel Leff, associate director of the Jewish studies program and associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, tells their story in Well Worth Saving: American Universities’ Life-and-Death Decisions on Refugees From Nazi Europe (Yale University Press). She answered questions via email about her new book.

      This book starts telling the tale of 9 refugees and their families from the Dadaab Camp in Kenya, which used to be the biggest refugee camp in the world until the Rohingya refugee crisis. The book. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN and Since then Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time (TED Books) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.


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Rescue 1 The Crisis Before I took up my post as IRC president in SeptemberI wanted to get a sense of the conditions facing refugees and displaced people around the world and the work of the organization to address their by: 2.

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Refugees and rescue: the diaries and papers of James G. McDonald, [James G McDonald; Richard Breitman; Barbara McDonald Stewart; Severin Hochberg]. The International Rescue Committee was founded into support the resettlement of refugees from Nazi Germany. After the Second World War, the organization expanded to.

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About the author David Miliband is President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), where he oversees the agency’s humanitarian relief operations in more than 40 war-affected countries and its refugee resettlement and assistance programs in 26 United States cities.

Book review by Jay Levinson Refugees and Rescue: The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, ed. Richard Breitman et al. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press () This is the fascinating diary of James McDonald, later to become the first United States emissary to.

The chapters in this book are written by a diverse group of authors using global, multi-disciplinary approaches. The chapters provide examples from various contexts including refugees who are displaced to neighboring countries, refugees ‘on the move’, and refugees.

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Fry ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2, to 4, anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the was the first of five Americans to be recognized as "Righteous Among the Nations", an honorific given by the State of Israel to non-Jews who risked.

Refugees and Rescue presents a compilation of the personal papers of James Grover McDonald, as well as pieces from his diaries, beginning the year of his resignation from the post of High Commissioner for German Jewish Refugees, an offshoot of the League of Nations. Indonesian villagers defy Covid warnings to rescue Rohingya refugees This article is more than 1 month old Governments across south-east Asia are turning away boats but in.

David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, has published a new article in the New York Review of Books today. Refugees and displaced people are the greatest victims of failed political leadership around the world today.

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