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Vid gränsen. Mottagningen av flyktingar från Norge 1940-1945


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Title: Vid gränsen. Mottagningen av flyktingar från Norge 1940-1945
Other Titles: At the Frontier. Sweden's reception of refugees from Norway 1940-1945
Authors: Hansson, Lars
E-mail: lars.hansson@gu.se
Issue Date: 13-Dec-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Historical Studies ; Institutionen för historiska studier
Date of Defence: 2019-01-18
Disputation: Fredagen den 18 januari 2019, kl. 13.15 i hörsal 2150, Eklandagatan 86, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: refugee politics, refugee reception, second world war, Norway, Sweden, district police superintendent, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, local history
Abstract: Norway was occupied by Germany on the 9th April 1940. As a consequence, thousands of Norwegians fled to Sweden, and there are good grounds for asserting that Sweden experienced its first fairly extensive refugee crisis. The country was simultaneously badly equipped to cope with the large numbers of distressed people crossing the frontier. Neither legislation nor the refugee reception organisation was designed for such a scenario, so a more or less chaotic situation resulted. Most problems that a... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-211-3
ISSN: 978-91-7833-212-0
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/58002
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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