Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire

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This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates, mugs and makeshift stoves, all which have previously received little attention. The authors of this volume show the wide potential of such items to inform us about the daily life and struggle for survival behind barbed wire. ...

Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire 2012, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415522151

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