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Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Tony Kushner


This book explores Jewish refugee movements before, during and after the Holocaust, placing them in a longer history of forced migration from the 1880s to the present. It does not deny that there were particular issues facing Jews escaping from Nazism, but it emphasises that there are deeper trends that shed light on responses to and the experiences of these refugees and other forced migrants from war, poverty, genocide and ethnic cleansing. It argues that those interested in Holocaust studies and migration studies have much to learn from each other. This study focuses on three particular type ... More

Keywords: Jewish refugees, Holocaust and genocide, Forced migration, Gender and childhood, Place and space, Illegality and naming, Performativity, Auto/biography, History and memory, Heritage

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940629
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Kushner, author

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Part 1 Gender, Forced Migration, and Testimony: From ‘White Slavery’ to ‘Trafficking’ via Refugee Domestic Servants

Part 2 Place, Performance, and Legality: Holocaust Survivors and Other Migrant Journeys in the Long Twentieth Century

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