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  • Perlin sneaks into one, and finds barrack-like apartment blocks where tired interns live two to a room and "regular searches . . . are conducted" by the company to root out anything that breaks the compound's many rules.

    Intern Nation by Ross Perlin – review

  • Nafeesa Syeed A path in the leprosy colony connecting the barrack-like structures that families have made their homes.

    Kashmir Leprosy Colony

  • There were three barrack-like buildings, two small houses or cabins, all five built along a main road, and a large van at the near end of the valley facing up hill.

    Animal Shadows

  • Until then, the homeless will be housed in thousands of units of barrack-like temporary housing being thrown up in and around Beichuan county.

    Flooding Engulfs

  • They were denied access to education, other than in the form of primitive indoctrination, and confined to barrack-like accommodation far away from the centres of economic activity.

    THE BASE DOCUMENT TOWARDS THE 9TH PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE

  • Legation stands in Kojimachi on very elevated ground above the inner moat of the historic “Castle of Yedo,” but I cannot tell you anything of what I saw on my way thither, except that there were miles of dark, silent, barrack-like buildings, with highly ornamental gateways, and long rows of projecting windows with screens made of reeds — the feudal mansions of

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • The creation of barrack-like townships, spatially segregated from the nodes of economic development, was a key mechanism in sustaining this unworkable vision.

    a) Informal Settlements

  • Nytral gestures toward the three-story, narrow, barrack-like building in the northeast corner of the compound.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • Zulus have been fighting since 1984, and in barrack-like Zulu hostels in townships around Johannesburg, the business heart of the nation, to where the conflict spread in 1990.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It belonged to a row of tenement houses, slab-sided and barrack-like.

    The Boat of a Million Years

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