Citizenship and Internment in Australia During the Second World War
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Under Suspicion by Joan Beaumont
Book DescriptionDuring the Second World War the Australian government interned thousands of Australian residents who were considered a security risk. Under Suspicion explores some of these stories. The essays reveal the sometimes disturbing nature of how the nation reacts on the home front when its existence is threatened by war.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781876944605
(235mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: National Museum of Australia
Publisher: National Museum of Australia
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Joan Beaumont
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Over the twentieth century 35,000 Australians suffered as prisoners of war in conflicts ranging from World War I to Korea. What was the reality of their captivity? Beyond Surrender presents for the first time the diversity of the Australian "behind-the-wire" experience, dissecting fact from fiction and myth from reality.
Broken Nation, Paperback (October 2014)
The Australian experience of war in all its complexity - from the homefront as well as the battlefront - as the men and women who experienced it chose to understand and remember it.
Australia and the World, Paperback (April 2013)
Australia and the World celebrates the pioneering role of Neville Meaney in the formation and development of foreign relations history in Australia and his profound influence on its study, teaching and application.
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During the Second World War the Australian Government interned thousands of Australian residents who were considered a security risk. Under Suspicion: Internment in Australia explores some of these stories. The essays in Under Suspicion explore some of these stories, which reveal the sometimes disturbing nature of how the nation re...
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Author Biography - Joan Beaumont
Joan Beaumont is the director of the faculty of arts at the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University, the author of "Gull Force: Survival and Leadership in Captivity, 1941-1945," and the editor of "Australian Defence: Sources and Statistics." Mathew Trinca is the general manager of collections and content at the National Museum of Australia. Ilma Martinuzzi O'Brien is an honorary research associate in the School of Historical and European Studies at La Trobe University and an adjunct associate professor at Victoria University.
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