The complete lives of camp people : colonialism, fascism, concentrated modernity (eBook, 2020) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The complete lives of camp people : colonialism, fascism, concentrated modernity

Author: Rudolf Mrázek
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2020.
Series: Theory in forms.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"THE COMPLETE LIVES OF CAMP PEOPLE brings together a study of the infamous Dutch colonial camp for political prisoners, Boven Digoel, located in an isolated part of New Guinea, with a consideration of the Nazi work camp Theresienstadt. Through a focus on the minutiae of daily life in these camps, Rudolf Mrázek shows how the world of the twentieth century became the world of the camps. The project isn't comparative,  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Mrázek
ISBN: 9781478005773 1478005777 9781478006671 1478006676
OCLC Number: 1148100789
Description: 1 online resource (485 pages .)
Contents: Introduction 1 Part I. Fashion 1. Clothes 11 2. Beauty Spots 27 3. Pink Bodies 43 4. Sport 72 Part II. Sound 5. Noise 83 6. Voice 91 7. Music 104 8. Radio 119 Part III. Light 9. Clearing 143 10. Enlightenment 169 11. Limelight 189 Part IV. City 12. Blocks 211 13. Streets 239 14. Suburbs 265 Part V. Scattering 15. Nausea 297 16. Escape 319 17. Dust, or Memory 349 Notes 379 Bibliography 451 Index
Series Title: Theory in forms.
Responsibility: Rudolf Mrázek.

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Rudolf Mrazek presents a sweeping study of the material and cultural lives of internees of two twentieth-century concentration camps and the multiple ways in which their experiences speak to and  Read more...
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"The Complete Lives of Camp People is quite simply an extraordinary, provocative, challenging, and brilliant work. Offering an audacious theorization of modernity via modernity's twin forms of Read more...

 
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