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Palgrave Macmillan

The Refuge and the Fortress

Britain and the Persecuted 1933 - 2013

Edition 2nd edition
ISBN 9781137327895
Publication Date June 2013
Formats Hardcover Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

The Refuge and the Fortress offers an account of academic refugees in Britain, including those who fled Nazi Germany, and through their testimonies, seeks to understand the qualities they bestowed on their adoptive country. It provides an honest portrayal of the encounters of people from other cultures with the characteristics of the British.

Jeremy Seabrook has written 40 books on social, economic and environmental issues, most recently, People without History, India's Muslim Ghettos, Consuming Cultures, Globalization and Local Life, A World Growing Old and Children of other Worlds, a comparison of child labour in early industrial London and contemporary Dhaka.

List of Illustrations
A Note on the Text
1. Introduction
2. Academic Refugees
3. Then
4. Until
5. Now
6. Conclusion


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