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The complete lives of camp people : colonialism, fascism, concentrated modernity

Author: Rudolf Mrázek
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Theory in forms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The complete lives of camp people' brings together a study of the infamous Dutch colonial camp for political prisoners, Boven Digoel, located in an isolated part of New Guinea, with a consideration of the Nazi work camp Theresienstadt. Through a focus on the minutiae of daily life in these camps, Rudolf Mrázek shows how the world of the twentieth century became the world of the camps. The project isn't  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mrázek, Rudolf.
Complete lives of camp people.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019016276
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Mrázek
ISBN: 9781478005773 1478005777 9781478006671 1478006676
OCLC Number: 1083465709
Description: 485 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fashion --
Clothes --
Beauty spots --
Pink bodies --
Sport --
Sound --
Noise --
Voice --
Music --
Radio --
Light --
Clearing --
Enlightenment --
Limelight --
City --
Blocks --
Streets --
Suburbs --
Scattering --
Nausea --
Escape --
Dust, or memory.
Series Title: Theory in forms.
Responsibility: Rudolf Mrázek.

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Rudolf Mrazek presents a sweeping study of the material and cultural lives of internees of two twentieth-century concentration camps and the multiple ways in which their experiences speak to and  Read more...

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