The Internment of Aliens in Twentieth Century Britain

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David Cesarani, Tony Kushner
Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - History - 252 pages
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These essays reveal the role of British intelligence in the roundups of European refugees and expose the subversion of democratic safeguards. They examine the oppression of internment in general and its specific effect on women, as well as the artistic and cultural achievements of internees.
 

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Contents

An Alien Concept? The Continuity of Anti
25
Clubland Cricket Tests and Alien
79
The State Internment and Public Criticism
102
The British Government and the Internment
125
Womens Experience of Internment Miriam Kochan
147
The Impact of the Second World War on
167
Visual Art Behind the Wire Klaus E Hinrichsen
188
Conclusion and Epilogue Tony Kushner
210
Paul CohenPortheim
219
Rando Bertoia
229
Anna Spiro
236
Notes on Contributors
245
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Tony Kushner is the author of over two dozen plays, including Angels in America, for which he received the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for the best play of 1993.

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