Typology and Symbolism in Prisoners' Concentration Camp Clothing during World War II

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEndyesthai (To Dress): Historical, Sociological and Methodological Approaches
EditorsXenia Politou
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication

Publication series

PublisherPeloponnesian Folklore Foundation
ISSN (Print)1108-8400


Research units


Camp clothing, whether in a concentration, forced labour or extermination camp, served to dress and protect but also - and above all - to identify camp prisoners. Historical research describes officia

    Research areas

  • Concentration camp clothing, prisoner identification, symbolism, typology, World War II

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