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Title Behind barbed wire : an encyclopedia of concentration and prisoner-of-war camps / Alexander Mikaberidze, editor
Published Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2019]
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Contents Abu Ghraib -- Afghanistan -- American Civil War (1861-1865) -- American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) -- Andersonville Prison -- Apache Wars (1861-1886) -- Arbeitslager -- Argentina -- Armenian Genocide -- Auschwitz -- Australia -- Badaber Revolt (1985) -- Bagram Air Base -- Banjica Concentration Camp -- Bataan Death March (1942) -- Batu Lintang Camp -- Belene Camp -- Belomorkanal -- Belzec -- Bergen-Belsen -- Berger, Gottlob (1896-1975) -- Beria, Lavrenty (1899-1953) -- Berman, Matvei (1898-1939) -- Bicycle Camp -- Birkenau -- Bloemfontein Concentration Camp -- Boer War (1899-1902) -- Bosnian War -- Brandstrom, Elsa (1888-1948) -- Britain -- British Army Aid Group -- Brussels, Declaration of (1874) -- Buchenwald -- Bulgaria, Internment and Labor Camps -- Bullet Decree (1944) -- Burma-Thailand Railway -- Bushell, Roger Joyce (1910-1944) -- Butovo Firing Range -- Bykivnia Mass Grave Site -- Cabanatuan -- Cabrera -- Cambodian Killing Fields -- Camp Bucca -- Camp Chase -- Camp Douglas -- Camp Ford -- Camp O'Donnell -- Camp 22 -- Canada -- Cavell, Edith Louisa (1865-1915) -- Celebici Camp -- Central Agency for Prisoners of War -- Changi -- Chelmno -- Chieti -- Chile -- China -- Choeung Ek -- Colditz -- Concentration Camps -- Confederate States of America -- Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984) -- Cowra Incident -- Dachau -- Dartmoor Massacre (1815) -- Davao Prison and Penal Farm -- Death Camps -- Defence Regulation 18B -- Deir ez Zor -- Denmark -- Dmitrovlag/Dmitlag -- Dora-Mittelbau -- Drancy -- Dulag Luft -- Eichmann, Adolf (1906-1962) -- Eichmans, Fyodor (1897-1938) -- Elmira Prison (New York) -- Engerau Trials (1945-1954) -- Extermination Centers -- Far East, British Military Trials -- Featherston Camp (New Zealand) -- Filtration Camps in Chechnya -- Finland -- Flick Case (1947) -- Flossenburg -- Foca Camp -- Fort Cass -- Fossoli di Carpi -- France -- Franz, Kurt (1914-1998) -- French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era -- Gas Chambers -- Geneva Convention Protocol I (1977) -- Geneva Convention Relating to Prisoners of War (1929) -- Germany -- Gestapo -- Gospic -- Great Escape -- Gross-Rosen -- Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp -- Gulag -- Heim, Aribert (1914-1992) -- Herero Genocide, Concentration Camps and -- Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945) -- Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton) -- Hoess, Rudolf (1900-1947) -- Holocaust, The -- Holzminden -- HOMECOMING, Operation (1973) -- I.G. Farben Case (1947) -- Indian Removal Act (1830) -- Internment of Japanese Americans -- J.A. Topf & Sohne -- Jadovno Concentration Camp -- Japan -- Jasenovac -- Kang Kek Iew (1942-) -- Kapos -- Katyn Forest Massacre (1943) -- Kim Il Sung (1912-1994) -- Kinderblock 66 -- Koch Trial (1951) -- Kogan, Lazar (1889-1939) -- Koje-Do Incident (1952) -- Korean War -- Krakow-Plaszow -- Kramer, Josef (1906-1945) -- Krupp Case (1948) -- Lamsdorf -- Libby Prison -- Lieber Code -- Los Banos -- Majdanek -- Manjaca -- Mao Zedong (1893-1976) -- Maschke Commission -- Mauthausen-Gusen -- Medical Experimentation during World War II -- Mengele, Josef (1911-1979) -- Monowitz -- Natzweiler-Struthof -- Neuengamme -- Niederhagen -- NKVD -- Norman Cross -- North Korea -- Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946) -- Oberheuser, Herta (1911-1978) -- Okahandja -- Omarska -- Palawan Massacre (1944) -- Persian Gulf War (1991) -- Pliner, Izrail -- Pohl, Oswald (1892-1951) -- Pul-i Charkhi (Pul-E- Charkhi) -- Qala-i- Jangi Revolt (2001) -- Rab -- Rape Camps, Former Yugoslavia -- Ravensbruck -- Rheinwiesenlager (1945) -- Ruhleben -- Sachsenhausen -- Sajmiste -- Salaspils -- Salisbury Prison (North Carolina) -- Sandakan Death Marches -- Sandarmokh -- Sarposa -- Selarang Barracks Incident (1942) -- Seminole Wars -- Serpantinka -- Sevvostlag -- Shark Island -- Sisak -- Slave Labor (World War II) -- Sobibor -- Solovki Special Camp -- Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr (1918-2008) -- Sonderaktion 1005 -- Sonderkommando -- Soviet Union, Deportations in -- Soviet Union, POW Camps (1941-1956) -- Spanish-American War (1898) -- Srebrenica Massacre -- Sremska Mitrovica -- Sri Lanka -- SS-Totenkopfverbande -- Stajicevo -- Stalag -- Stalin, Joseph (1879-1953) -- Stangl, Franz (1908-1971) -- Stutthof -- Swakopmund -- Sweden -- Switzerland -- Theresienstadt -- Torrens Island -- Trail of Tears (1838) -- Trawniki Men -- Treblinka -- Trostinets -- Tuchola Camp -- Tuol Sleng Prison -- Unit 731 -- U.S. POW Camps (1861-1865) -- U.S. POW Camps (1941-1948) -- Ustase -- Vaivara -- Vietnam War (1964-1973) -- Vorkuta Camps -- Vught -- Westerbork -- Windhoek -- Wirth, Christian (1885-1944) -- World War I Prisoners of War -- World War II Prisoners of War -- Yokohama Trials (1946-1951) -- Yugoslavia -- Zamperini, Louis (1917-2014) -- Zyklon B Case (1946) -- Primary documents
Summary This reference work examines internment, forced labor, and extermination during times of war and genocide during the 20th and 21st centuries, with focus on World War II and recent conflicts in the Middle East. It explores internment as a weapon and how it has led to crimes against humanity. Includes profiles of key atrocity perpetrators and curated and contextualized primary source documents. For students of global studies, history, and political science and general readers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 31, 2018)
Subject Concentration camps -- Encyclopedias
Military prisons -- Encyclopedias
Prisoner-of-war camps -- Encyclopedias
Concentration camps.
Military prisons.
Prisoner-of-war camps.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Penology.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Mikaberidze, Alexander, editor
LC no. 2018026294
ISBN 1440857628 (electronic book)
9781440857621 (electronic book)
(hard copy alkaline paper)