The Refuge and the Fortress
Britain and the Flight from Tyranny
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Refuge and the Fortress by Jeremy Seabrook
Book DescriptionIn 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 Britain's past relationship with overseas victims of persecution, and as vital questions about our present-day attitudes towards immigration and asylum.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230218789
(235mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jeremy Seabrook
Cut Out, Paperback (June 2016)
Cut Out speaks to people whose support from the state - for whatever reason - is now being withdrawn, rendering their lives unsustainable.
Pauperland, Paperback (August 2015)
Guide to the landscapes of poverty in Britain, their historic monuments and their secret geography
Refuge and the Fortress, Hardback (June 2013)
The Refuge and the Fortress offers an account of academic refugees in Britain, including those who fled Nazi Germany, and through their testimonies, seeks to understand the qualities they bestowed on their adoptive country. It provides an honest portrayal of the encounters of people from other cultures with the characteristics of the British.
No-nonsense Guide to World Poverty, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Jeremy Seabrook
Questions conventional thinking about wealth and poverty - is the opposite of poverty really wealth, or is it safety and sufficiency? Drawing on experience of poor people all over the world, the author shows how we all need to live more modestly to make poverty history, and that poverty is everywhere, not just in poor countries.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Seabrook
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 in the Sex Trade (sex tourism), Love in a Different Climate (same-sex relationships, India), Consuming Cultures,( globalization and local lives).
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