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Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Nina Gren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Media coverage of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict does not necessarily enhance one’s knowledge or understanding of the Palestinians; on the contrary, they are often reduced to either victims or ... More


Poverty Abroad: Hawai‘i’s Sugar Fields

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter too shows how poverty among Japanese immigrants on Hawai’ian sugar plantations differed from that in Japan’s cities. It begins with the reasons for immigration and the locales from which ... More


Home is Where the Woods Are: An Analysis of a Civil War Camp Complex in Virginia

Matthew Reeves

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Military camps represent staging areas for troops, the places where they rested from previous campaigns and lay in readiness for the next campaign to begin. This study offers a view into one of the ... More


The Palestinian Refugee Community in Syria

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter constructs a historical, social and political portrait of the Palestinian refugee community in Syria since the arrival in the wake of the Nakba, paying attention to key institutions and ... More


“Detained Alien Enemy Mail: Examined”

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Three investigates systematic efforts to dismantle Japanese diasporic communities living on the U.S. West coast alongside the broader emergence of a U.S. wartime security or surveillance ... More


Censorship and the Work of Art (Where They Barbed the Fourth Corner Open

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As interned communities were barred from normative channels of communication and self-representation, this chapter argues that the life of paper facilitated distinctive forms of both individual and ... More


‘It was a tough life and I did all I could to lighten the men’s burden’: British POW medics’ memoirs of the Second World War

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Medical personnel taken as prisoners of war were no longer on the sidelines, bound up with the usual medic-combatant binary. They faced the same privations and brutality as those who witnessed and ... More


The sounds of silence

Claire Eldridge

in From Empire to Exile: History and Memory Within the Pied-Noir and Harki Communities, 1962-2012

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719087233
eISBN:
9781526115089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087233.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Pieds-noirs were offered extensive assistance by the French state on the basis of their status as citizens. In contrast, harkis found their Frenchness repeatedly questioned, not just in cultural and ... More


Witness for the Prosecution: Films at Nuremberg

Leshu Torchin

in Creating the Witness: Documenting Genocide on Film, Video, and the Internet

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676224
eISBN:
9781452948812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676224.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the role of cinematic technologies in the performance of international justice, with particular emphasis on three films in the first set of International Military Tribunals ... More


Restoring and Reconstructing: Munich for Jews after the Second World War

Andrea A. Sinn

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the path toward recovery of the Jewish community in the city of Munich after World War II. In the immediate aftermath of World War II, a small group of German Jews settled in ... More


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