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The Resource Defending whose country? : Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war, Noah Riseman

Defending whose country? : Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war, Noah Riseman

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Defending whose country? : Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war
Title
Defending whose country?
Title remainder
Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war
Statement of responsibility
Noah Riseman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Comparative study of the military participation of Yolngu people, Papua New Guineans and Navajo people in the Pacific War; examines issues such as opposition to indigenous soldiers; duties for indigenous labour; recruitment; motivation to serve; treatment during the war and status within the armed forces; compensation after the war; postwar citizenship
Cataloging source
DLC
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1982-
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Riseman, Noah
Dewey number
940.54/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C88
LC item number
R57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Thomson, Donald F.
  • Raiwalla
  • Bindjarpuma
  • Marika, Wandjuk
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Navajo code talkers
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
  • Australia
  • United States
Label
Defending whose country? : Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war, Noah Riseman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-296) and index
Contents
An exception in the equation? Donald Thomson and the NTSRU -- Allies at war: de facto Yolngu soldiers -- Black skins, black work: Papuan and New Guinean labor -- Guerillas for the white men: formal Papuan and New Guinean fighters -- The Navajo Code talkers: warriors for the Settler Nation -- When the war was over: forgetting and (re)membering the code talkers -- Conclusion: the soldier-warrior in modern war
Control code
000049092226
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 304 p.
Isbn
9780803237933
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012015594
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)785862602
Label
Defending whose country? : Indigenous soldiers in the Pacific war, Noah Riseman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-296) and index
Contents
An exception in the equation? Donald Thomson and the NTSRU -- Allies at war: de facto Yolngu soldiers -- Black skins, black work: Papuan and New Guinean labor -- Guerillas for the white men: formal Papuan and New Guinean fighters -- The Navajo Code talkers: warriors for the Settler Nation -- When the war was over: forgetting and (re)membering the code talkers -- Conclusion: the soldier-warrior in modern war
Control code
000049092226
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 304 p.
Isbn
9780803237933
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012015594
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)785862602

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