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Author Gleizer Salzman, Daniela,
Title Exilio incómodo. English
Unwelcome exiles : Mexico and the Jewish refugees from Nazism, 1933-1945 / by Daniela Gleizer ; translated by Susan Thomae.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.

Author Gleizer Salzman, Daniela,
Series Jewish Latin America : issues and methods, 2211-0968 ; volume 4.
Jewish Latin America (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 4.
Subject Jews -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Mexico.
Immigrants -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration.
Alt Name Thomae, Susan,
Description 1 online resource (xx, 333 pages) : illustrations.
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Note In English; translated from Spanish.
Originally published as: El exilio incomodo : Mexico y los refugiados judios, 1933-1945. México, D.F. : El Colegio de Mexico-Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Cuajimalpa, 2011.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Preface to the English Edition; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One Background; The International Context: Nazism and Jewish Emigration from the Third Reich; Latin America as an Alternative Destination; The Mexican Context; The Jewish Community in Mexico; Chapter Two Jewish Refuge: A European Problem, 1933-1937; Immigration Policy and Control of Foreigners during the Early Years of Cardenism; International Efforts to Solve the Matter of German Refugees and the Case of Mexico; The Jewish Community of Mexico, Nazism, and Jewish Refugees
The Attitude towards the Jewish Refugees during 1937Chapter Three The Key Year: 1938; Mexico's Welcoming Tradition towards Politically Persecuted Persons; The Beginnings of Internal Pressure and the Évian Conference; The Continuation of the Évian Conference: The Intergovernmental Committee; The Creation of the Committee for Refugees and Its Relations with the Government; The Arrival of the First Jewish Refugees; The Creation of the Israelite Central Committee of Mexico and the Arrival of More Refugees; The Close of the Year; Illustrations
Chapter Four From Projects for Jewish Colonization to Greater Inflexibility, 1939-1940The Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Speak Up; The Memorandum from the Minister of the Interior; The Memorandum from the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs; The First Attempts at Agricultural Colonization: The Experiments at Coscapá, San Gregorio, and Sonora; Projects under the Supervision of the Mexican Government; The Project of the Governor of Tabasco; The Efforts of Ramón Beteta, the Joint Distribution Committee, and the American Friends Service Committee
The Implementation of Immigration Policy by the Ministry of the Interior, 1939-1940The Case of the Quanza, the Mexican Saint Louis; The Exceptions; "Major" Political Refugees; Jewish Refugees; Chapter Five Signs of a Thaw? The Early Years of Manuel Ávila Camacho's Government, 1941-1942; The Immigration Policy of Ávila Camacho's Government in 1941-1942: Legislation and Corruption; Projects for the Immigration of Jewish Refugees; The Rejections; The Admissions; Gilberto Bosques and the Mexican Consulate in Marseilles; Relations between the Israelite Central Committee and the New Administration
The Role Played by the Israelite Central Committee of Mexico in Protecting Jewish Refugees Originally from the Axis CountriesNews and Reports on the "Final Solution"; Non-Jewish Refugees; Concluding Remarks; Chapter Six The Urgency of Refuge: 1943-1945; Projects for Bringing Refugees to Mexico; General Ávila Camacho and His Solidarity with Poland; Efforts to Save the Polish Jewish Refugees; Polish Refugees and Jewish Refugees: A Brief Comparison; New Requests to the Mexican Government for Help: The Proposal of the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society
Summary In Unwelcome Exiles. Mexico and the Jewish Refugees from Nazism 1933-1945, Daniela Gleizer challenges Mexico's traditional image as an open-door country, by examining the Mexican government's inhospitable response to Jewish exiles seeking refuge from Nazism.
ISBN 9781306087513 (electronic bk.)
1306087511 (electronic bk.)
9789004262102 (electronic bk.)
9004262105 (electronic bk.)
9789004259935 (hardback)
9004259937 (hardback)
OCLC # 862369870
Link Translation of: Gleizer Salzman, Daniela. Exilio incómodo. 1. ed. México, D.F. : El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Históricos : Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Cuajimalpa, 2011 9786074622843 (DLC) 2011523231 (OCoLC)773816383.
Additional Format Print version: Gleizer Salzman, Daniela. Exilio incómodo. English. Unwelcome exiles. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014 9789004259935 (DLC) 2013031672 (OCoLC)857897805.

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