Objects of Concern

Objects of Concern

Canadian Prisoners of War Through the Twentieth Century

Book - 1994
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Fifteen thousand Canadians were captured during Canada'stwientieth-century wars. They experienced the bewilderment thataccompanied the moment of capture, the humiliation of being completelyin the captor's power, and the sense of stagnating in a backwaterwhile the rest of the world moved forward. Jonathan Vance providesthe first comprehensive account of how the Canadian government andnon-governmental organizations have dealt with the problems ofprisoners of war, examining Canada's role in the formation ofaspects of international law, the growth and activities ofnational and local philanthropic agencies, and the efforts ofex-prisoners to secure compensation for the long-term effects ofcaptivity.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1994.
ISBN: 9780774805049
Branch Call Number: 341/.65/0971/Van 43mb 01
Characteristics: xii, 324 p. : ill.


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