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A future unlived : a forgotten chapter in South Australia's history / by Michael Wohltmann, foreword by Dr. Paul Pickering
Bib ID 7293386
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Wohltmann, Michael, author
 
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Description [Greenwith, South Australia] : [Michael Wohltmann], [2016] 
©2016 
xvi, 432 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits and facsimiles (some colour) ; 24 cm 
ISBN 9780646958774
Summary

"A history of the internment of German enemy aliens on Torrens Island and the marginalization of Germans in South Australia during 1914-1924."--Cover.

"Tells the compelling story of what happened to the 7000 German-Australians caught up in a war hysteria that transformed their lives, both during and after the Great War."--Back cover.

Full contents
  • Foreward / by Dr Paul Pickering
  • Introduction
  • 1. Background and personal stories
  • 2. Public memory and history of forgetting
  • 3. German New Guinea
  • 4. Marginalization of German-Australians in South Australia
  • 5. Censorship, propaganda and the use of the term "German Huns"
  • 6. War Precautions Act
  • 7. Torrens Island concentration camp
  • 8. The trial
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-425) and index.

Material complementary to the book available at www.torrensislandinternmentcamp.com.au.

Subjects Torrens Island Internment Camp (S.A.) -- History.  |  Germans -- South Australia -- History.  |  Germany -- Colonies -- New Guinea -- History.  |  Prisoners of war -- South Australia -- Torrens Island -- History.  |  Concentration camps -- South Australia -- Torrens Island -- History.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Concentration camps -- South Australia -- Torrens Island -- History.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.  |  World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia -- Propaganda.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Pickering, Paul A., writer of foreword
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Future unlived : a forgotten chapter in South Australia's history : a history of the internment of German enemy aliens on Torrens Island and the marginalization of Germans in South Australia during 1914-1924

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