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America's Fair Share is the first serious research focusing on the extraordinary period of organized mass immigration and resettlement that took place in the postwar years. Haim Genizi compares the activities of the major sectarian relief agencies and examines in detail their help to hundreds of thousands of displaced persons (DPs). Using neglected archival sources of church related relief organizations, he studies the relations of Christian relief agencies with the American army in Europe and the DP Commission. He discusses the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, which differed from the traditional laissez-faire philosophy, and contends that it was purposely designed to discriminate against Jews. Finally, Genizi addresses the interfaith controversy that arose as to the admission of Nazi collaborators to the United States.
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America's Fair Share is the first serious research focusing on the extraordinary period of organized mass immigration and resettlement that took place in the postwar years.About the Author:
Haim Genizi is the director of the Begin Institute for the Study of Underground and Resistance Movements and a professor of American History at Bar Ilan University in Israel. He earned his Ph.D. from the City University of New York. He is the author of several books including American Apathy: The Plight of Christian Refugees from Nazism.
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Book Description Wayne State University Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0814324606 Brand New Hardcover Book. Seller Inventory # 44417
Book Description Wayne State University Press, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0814324606