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Author Doyle, Robert C

Title The enemy in our hands : America's treatment of enemy prisoners of war, from the Revolution to the War on Terror / Robert C. Doyle

Publ Info Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  UB803 .D689 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  UB803 D689 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  UB803 .D689 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-437) and index
Contents Prisoners of independence: British and Hessian enemy prisoners of war -- Habeas corpus: war against Loyalists and Quakers -- The second American Revolution: cartel and enemy prisoners of the War of 1812 -- Manifest destiny versus nativism: Mexico, 1846-1848 -- Prisoners of politics: a very uncivil war -- Indians as POWs in America: from discovery to 1914 -- Spaniards and Insurrectos: Spanish-American War (1898) and war in the Philippines (1899-1905) -- Over there and over here: enemy prisoners of war and prisoners of state in the Great War -- Pensionierte Wehrmacht: German and Italian POWs and internees in the United States -- The reborn: Japanese soldiers as enemy prisoners of war and American Nisei internees -- After the victory: optimism, justice, or vengeance? -- Prisoners at war: forced repatriation and the prison revolts in Korea -- Vietnam quagmire: enemy prisoners of war, Phoenix, and the Vietcong infrastructure -- To Desert Storm and beyond: enemy prisoners of war and the conflict of rules -- Iraqi freedom, Abu Ghraib, and the Guantanamo: the problem of the moral high ground -- The evolution of new paradigms: reflections on the past, present, and future
LC subject Prisoners of war -- United States -- History
Prisoners of war -- Government policy -- United States -- History
United States -- History, Military
ISBN 9780813125893 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
0813125898 (hardcover : alk. paper)