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Internment During the Second World War: A Comparative Study of Great Britain and the USA

Rachel Pistol
Format
Book
Published
London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9781350001428 (hb), 9781350001435 (epub)
Summary
The internment of 'enemy aliens' during the Second World War was arguably the greatest stain on the Allied record of human rights on the home front. This work compares and contrasts the experiences of foreign nationals unfortunate enough to be born in the 'wrong' nation when Great Britain, and later the USA, went to war.
Contents
  • The origins of internment
  • Life in the camps
  • Endings and aftermath
  • Memory
  • Conclusion.
Description
xi, 227 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-221) and index.
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