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Concentration camps : a short history / Dan Stone

Publication | Library Call Number: HV8963 .S76 2017
Book cover

Concentration camps are a relatively new invention, a recurring feature of twentieth century warfare, and one that is important to the modern global consciousness and identity. Although the most famous concentration camps are those under the Nazis, the use of concentration camps originated several decades before the Third Reich, in the Philippines and in the Boer War, and they have been used again in numerous locations, not least during the genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda. They have become defining symbols of humankind's lowest point and basest acts. In this book, Dan Stone gives a global history of concentration camps, and shows that it is not only "mad dictators " who have set up camps, but instead all varieties of states, including liberal democracies, that have made use of them.

Format
Book
Author/Creator
Stone, Dan, 1971- author.
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
©2017
Includes bibliographical references (pages [135]-150) and index
Language
English
Edition
First edition
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