The internment of ‘enemy extraterrestrial beings’ via the British govt in global wars is still principally hidden from heritage. British historians have taken care of the topic – if in any respect - as an insignificant footnote to the most narrative of england at warfare. within the ‘Great War’, Britain interned a few 30,000 German nationals, such a lot of whom have been long term citizens. actually, internment introduced little discernible gain, yet cruelly broken lives and livelihoods, breaking apart households and disrupting social networks. In may perhaps 1940, lower than the specter of impending invasion, the British govt interned a few 28,000 Germans and Austrians, as a rule Jewish refugees from the 3rd Reich. It used to be a degree which provoked full of life feedback, no longer least in Parliament, the place one MP referred to as the internment of refugees ‘totally un-English’. the current quantity seeks to shed extra mild in this nonetheless submerged ancient episode, adopting an inter-disciplinary method of discover hitherto under-researched features! , together with the historiography of internment, the internment of girls, deportation to Canada, and tradition in internment camps, together with such awesome occasions because the internment revue what's existence! desk of Contents Acknowledgements advent Richard DOVE: ‘A topic which touches the nice identify of this nation’ Panikos PANAYI: A Marginalized topic? The Historiography of Enemy Alien Internment in Britain Internment within the First international battle Panikos PANAYI: Prisoners of england: German Civilian, army and Naval Internees in the course of the First global conflict Yvonne CRESSWELL: at the back of the twine: the cloth tradition of civilian internment at the Isle of guy within the First international conflict Jutta Raab HANSEN: Die Bedeutung der Musik für 26.000 internierte Zivilisten während des Ersten Weltkriegs auf der Isle of guy Stefan MANZ: Civilian Internment in Scotland in the course of the First global struggle Internment within the moment global struggle Charmian BRINSON: ‘Loyal to the Reich’: nationwide Socialists and Others within the Rushen Women’s Internment Camp Richard DOVE: ‘Wer sie nicht erlebt hat, der begreift sie nie.’ The Internment Camp Revue what's lifestyles! Jennifer TAYLOR: ‘Something to make humans laugh’? Political content material in Isle of guy Internment Camp Journals July-October 1940 Lucio SPONZA: The Internment of Italians 1940-1945 Nicole M. T. BRUNNHUBER : After the felony Ships: Internment Narratives in Canada Birgit LANG: The Dunera Boys: Dramatizing historical past from a Jewish point of view J. M. RITCHIE: Exile, Internment and Deportation in Norbert Gstrein’s Die englische Jahre Index
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