Refuge and the Fortress by Jeremy Seabrook
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Refuge and the Fortress
By Jeremy Seabrook

The Refuge and the Fortress

Britain and the Flight from Tyranny

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Refuge and the Fortress by Jeremy Seabrook

Book Awards

  • Commended for Orwell Prize 2008.

Book Description

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 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 Details

ISBN: 9780230218789
ISBN-10: 0230218784
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Cut Out by 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Cut Out speaks to people whose support from the state - for whatever reason - is now being withdrawn, rendering their lives unsustainable.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 by Jeremy Seabrook Pauperland, Paperback (August 2015)

Guide to the landscapes of poverty in Britain, their historic monuments and their secret geography

Refuge and the Fortress by Jeremy Seabrook 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 by Jeremy Seabrook No-nonsense Guide to World Poverty, Paperback (September 2007)

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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