Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book corners and edges. Small blue pen mark on top foredge.
In 1939, the Australian Government passed legislation to enable the internment of civilians who might represent a threat to national security in the event of war.
Klaus Neumann provides a brief overview of Australia's internment policies during World War II and demonstrates their effects.
Using records from the National Archives of Australia, he introduces ten people of various ethnic origins and political beliefs who were interned during the war and discusses the profound effect internment had on their lives. (back cover)