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Author Reiss, Matthias, author
Title Controlling sex in captivity : POWs and sexual desire in the United States during the Second World War / Matthias Reiss
Imprint London, UK : Bloomsburg Academic, 2020
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  D805.U5 R44 2020    AVAILABLE    30600020129335
Edition Paperback edition
Descript x, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-220) and index
"First published in Great Britain 2018"--Title page verso
Historiography -- Sources -- Editorial comments -- Encounters with the enemy -- Attraction and pity -- Hostile reactions -- Controlling heterosexual desire -- American women during the war -- Initiating contact -- The reasons for loosing the fight against fraternisation -- African Americans -- The failure of the non-fraternisation policy -- Controlling same-sex desire -- Policies on same-sex activities in the Axis and American armed forces -- Same-sex activities in POW camps in the United States -- American reactions to same-sex activities in POW camps
Subject Prisoners of war -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American
Germans -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Italians -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Fraternization -- History -- 20th century
Women and war -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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