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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 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 Details

ISBN: 9781876944605
ISBN-10: 1876944609
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Pages: 165
Imprint: National Museum of Australia
Publisher: National Museum of Australia
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: Australia


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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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