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By Aidan Forth

ISBN-10: 0520293967

ISBN-13: 9780520293960

ISBN-10: 0520293975

ISBN-13: 9780520293977

Camps are trademarks of the trendy global, yet they first seemed lower than the imperial tutelage of Victorian Britain. Comparative and transnational in scope, Barbed-Wire Imperialism situates the focus and refugee camps of the Anglo-Boer struggle (1899-1902) inside of longer traditions of controlling the city negative in metropolitan Britain and dealing with "suspect" populations within the empire. Workhouses and prisons, in addition to legal tribe settlements and enclosures for the thousands of Indians displaced by way of famine and plague within the past due 19th century, provided early prototypes for mass encampment. Venues of significant human anguish, British camps have been artifacts of liberal empire that inspired and legitimized the practices of destiny regimes.

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