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“Dangerous Times Call for Risky Responses”: Latino Immigration and Sanctuary, 1981–2001

María Cristina García

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This ecumenical spirit of cooperation between Catholics and Protestants was evident in the Sanctuary movement. This chapter points out that in the 1980s faith-based organizations and more than 200 ... More


‘Our remaining comrades in Czechoslovakia’: the Manchester branch of the KPD

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

In taking responsibility for refugees from Czechoslovakia, the Quakers were brought into contact with political refugees, Communists and Social Democrats, brought to Britain by the Czech Refugee ... More


The undesirables: political refugees from Germany and Austria after January 1933

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter outlines and analyses the situation of the refugees who fled from Germany and Austria, stressing that relatively few of them initially found refuge in Britain, not least because of the ... More


To Live Free, to Die a Slave: Foreigners in Ancien Régime France

Michael Rapport

in Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The contrasting treatment of different types of foreigners in France before 1789 shows that they were encouraged to settle in France where they were deemed of utility to the state. Such uses could be ... More


Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma

Wen-Chin Chang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453311
eISBN:
9780801454516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453311.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Yunnanese from southwestern China have for millennia traded throughout upland Southeast Asia. Burma in particular has served as a “back door” to Yunnan, providing a sanctuary for political ... More


‘About the most dangerous of all these organisations’: The Czech Refugee Trust Fund

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the Czech Refugee Trust Fund (CRTF), originally set up by the British government after the Munich Agreement as the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia in October ... More


The Fugitives: Anarchist Pathways Toward London

Pietro Di Paola

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy: London and the Italian Anarchist Diaspora (1880-1917)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319693
eISBN:
9781781381069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319693.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the settlement of the colony of anarchist refugees in London and their relationship with the colony of Italian emigrants. It first provides an overview of the political ... More


Politics and Sociability: the Anarchist Clubs

Pietro Di Paola

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy: London and the Italian Anarchist Diaspora (1880-1917)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319693
eISBN:
9781781381069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319693.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the social life of Italian anarchists in London as well as the political and cultural activities that they organised in their clubs, including meetings, lectures, leisure and ... More


Flight to Southern France, May and June 1940: Sigi Hart, Menahem Marienberg, Boris Carmeli, Miriam Löwenwirth, Lya Haberman, and Walter Marx

Susan Zuccotti

in Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122947
eISBN:
9780300134551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122947.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Before Germany invaded Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands on May 10, 1940, Jews in Western Europe were already worried about their relatives and friends in the East. About one million people ... More


‘Peace for our time’

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This short chapter links Part I and Part II, giving a brief overview of political developments in 1938-39 as the background to the growing ‘refugee crisis’, i.e. the growing number of refugees ... More


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