Archaeologies of Internment

The internment of civilian and military prisoners became an increasingly common feature of conflicts in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Prison camps, though often hastily constructed and just as quickly destroyed, have left their marks in the archaeological record. Due to both their...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Myers, Adrian (Editor), Moshenska, Gabriel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
Series:One World Archaeology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. An Introduction to Archaeologies of Internment by Gabriel Moshenska and Adrian Myers
  • Chapter 2. Exceptional Space: Concentration Camps and Labor Compounds in Late19th Century South Africa by Lindsay Weiss
  • Chapter 3. A Tale of Two Treatments: The Materiality of Internment on the Isle of Man in the World Wars by Harold Mytum
  • Chapter 4. The Archaeology of Internment in Francoist Spain (1936-1952) byAlfredo González-Ruibal
  • Chapter 5. The Things of Auschwitz by Adrian Myers
  • Chapter 6. Gordon Hirabayashi, the Tucsonians and the U.S. Constitution:Negotiating Reconciliation in a Landscape of Exile by Mary Farrell and Jeff Burton
  • Chapter 7. Control or Repression: Contrasting a Prisoner of War Camp and a WorkCamp from World War Two by Iain Banks
  • Chapter 8. Engraving and Embroidering: The Material Culture of Internment by Gillian Carr
  • Chapter 9. Archaeological Investigations of WWII Internment Camps at Fort Hood,Texas by Judith Thomas
  • Chapter 10. Forgotten in the Wilderness: WWII German POW Camps in Finnish Lapland by Oula Seitsonen and Vesa-Pekka Herva
  • Chaper 11. Materialities and Traumatic Memories of a 20th Century Greek Exile Island by Nota Pantzou
  • Chapter 12. The Engineering of Genocide: An Archaeology of Dictatorship in Argentina by Andrés Zarankin and Melisa Salerno
  • Chapter 13. A Political Archaeology of Latin America’s Recent Past by Gonzalo Compañy, Gabriela González, Leonardo Ovando and David Rossetto
  • Chapter 14. Hohenschönhausen: Visual and Material Representations of a Cold War Prison Landscape by John Schofield and Wayne Cocroft
  • Chapter 15. The Last Murals of Long Kesh: Fragments of Political Imprisonment at the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland by Louise Purbrick
  • Chapter 16. Lockdown: On the Materiality of Confinement by Eleanor Conlin Casella