This book examines changing responses towards refugees in modern France through French legal, intellectual, political and social history. Critical questions framed debates and policy: whether individuals had a natural human right to receive asylum and whether refugee policy was a matter for national government, or international agreement.
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Author Biography - Greg Burgess
GREG BURGESS was a researcher in Australia's Refugee Review Tribunal before completing a doctorate on the history of political asylum in France at the University of Melbourne. He has taught Modern European History at the University of Tasmania and presently teaches World History and Historiography at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.