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Silence and Refusal: Refugees, Race, and Economic Development

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Bowman's role in dealing with the refugees of the Second World War, especially the Nazi genocide. Bowman's work on the pioneer fringe and his pursuit of a “science of ... More


Surplus Manpower, Surplus Population

Gerard Daniel Cohen

in In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195399684
eISBN:
9780199918423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399684.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter shows how the DP experience crucially shaped the system of international migration after the Second World War. Supervised by the IRO between 1947 and 1951, the “resettlement” of displaced ... More


Geography, Geographers, and World War II

Geoffrey Martin

in American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the 1930s, relocation of people as a result of German racial policies became an issue of grave importance. Isaiah Bowman advised President Roosevelt about areas where feasibility studies for ... More


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