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The Resource Australia's forgotten prisoners : civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two, Christina Twomey

Australia's forgotten prisoners : civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two, Christina Twomey

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Australia's forgotten prisoners : civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two
Title
Australia's forgotten prisoners
Title remainder
civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two
Statement of responsibility
Christina Twomey
Title variation
  • Australia's forgotten prisoners
  • Australia's forgotten prisoners
Title variation remainder
  • civilians interned by the Japanese in World War 2
  • civilians interned by the Japanese in World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Japanese captured 1500 Australian civilians during World War II. They spent the war interned in harsh, prison-like camps throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Civilian internees - though not members of the armed forces - endured hardship, privation and e
  • ven death at the hands of the enemy. This book tells the stories of Australian civilians interned by the Japanese in World War II. By recreating the daily lives and dramas within internment camps, it explores how captivity posed different dilemmas for men
  • women and children. It is the first general history of Australian citizens interned by the Japanese in World War II
Award
NSW Premier's History Awards, John and Patricia Ward History Prize, 2008.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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307762
Cataloging source
NOV
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Twomey, Christina Louise
Dewey number
940.5472
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two
Label
Australia's forgotten prisoners : civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two, Christina Twomey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 242-251
Contents
Pt. I. The early 1940s -- 1. Casualties of war -- Pt. II. Captivity -- 2. Race -- 3. Community and conflict -- 4. Collaboration -- 5. Sex and health -- Pt. III. Freedom -- 6. Liberation -- 7. Homecoming -- 8. Legacy -- 9. Compensation
Control code
000040814574
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 262 p.
Isbn
9780521612890
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Australia's forgotten prisoners : civilians interned by the Japanese in World War Two, Christina Twomey
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 242-251
Contents
Pt. I. The early 1940s -- 1. Casualties of war -- Pt. II. Captivity -- 2. Race -- 3. Community and conflict -- 4. Collaboration -- 5. Sex and health -- Pt. III. Freedom -- 6. Liberation -- 7. Homecoming -- 8. Legacy -- 9. Compensation
Control code
000040814574
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 262 p.
Isbn
9780521612890
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
ill., map

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