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America and the Survivors of the Holocaust / Leonard Dinnerstein.

Author/Creator:
Dinnerstein, Leonard, author., Author,
Publication:
New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1982]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (412 pages)
Series:
Contemporary American History Series
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Holocaust survivors -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
A study of American policies towards the European Jews who survived the holocaust. Offers an analysis of displaced persons legislation enacted after the war, and examines the role of American Jews in countering anti-Semitism.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue: America, Jews and Refugees
1. The Army and the Displaced Persons
2. The Harrison Report-And After
3. The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry
4. Palestine, Poland, and Politics 101 5. The Formation of the Citizens Committee
5. The Formation of the Citizens Committee
6. The Scene Shifts to Congress
7. Congress Acts
8. Resettlement
9. Pat McCarran and the Amended DP Act
Epilogue and Conclusion: The Delayed Pilgrims at Home
Appendix A: A Statistical Synopsis
Appendix B: The Harrison Report
Appendix C: "Army Talk"
Appendix D: Organizations Supporting the Goals of the CCDP
Abbreviations and Location of Some of the Sources
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Aug 2021)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780231877701
OCLC:
1100431129
Publisher Number:
10.7312/dinn90230 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.