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The Barbed-Wire College : Reeducating German POWs in the United States During World War II

By: Robin, Ron Theodore.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1995Description: 1 online resource (230 p.).ISBN: 9781400821624.Subject(s): Education, Higher -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Education, Humanistic -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Prisoners of war -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Social sciences -- United States -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American | World War, 1939-1945 -- Psychological aspects | World War, 1939-1945 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Barbed-Wire College : Reeducating German POWs in the United States During World War IIDDC classification: 940.54/7273 | 940.547273 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Summary: From Stalag 17 to The Manchurian Candidate, the American media have long been fascinated with stories of American prisoners of war. But few Americans are aware that enemy prisoners of war were incarcerated on our own soil during World War II. In The Barbed-Wire College Ron Robin tells the extraordinary story of the 380,000 German prisoners who filled camps from Rhode Island to Wisconsin, Missouri to New Jersey. Using personal narratives, camp newspapers, and military records, Robin re-creates in arresting detail the attempts of prison officials to mold the daily lives a
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From Stalag 17 to The Manchurian Candidate, the American media have long been fascinated with stories of American prisoners of war. But few Americans are aware that enemy prisoners of war were incarcerated on our own soil during World War II. In The Barbed-Wire College Ron Robin tells the extraordinary story of the 380,000 German prisoners who filled camps from Rhode Island to Wisconsin, Missouri to New Jersey. Using personal narratives, camp newspapers, and military records, Robin re-creates in arresting detail the attempts of prison officials to mold the daily lives a

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Ron Robin teaches history at the University of Haifa in Israel. Among his books is Enclaves of America: The Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965 (Princeton).

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