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When No One Governs: Andersonville Prisoner of War Camp

David Skarbek

in The Puzzle of Prison Order: Why Life Behind Bars Varies Around the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190672492
eISBN:
9780190090234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672492.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 discusses the case of the Andersonville Prisoner of War Camp established during the American Civil War, which stands out as one of the most brutal and deadly camps then in operation. It ... More


Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials

Suzannah Linton (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199643288
eISBN:
9780191749070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643288.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the British military held forty-six trials in Hong Kong in which 123 defendants, from Japan and Formosa (Taiwan), were tried for war crimes. This book ... More


The Origins of the Ill-Disciplined Prison

Peter Zinoman

in The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the possible origins of the ill-disciplined prison system in French Indochina. It explains that the establishment of a colonial prison system in French Indochina during the ... More


August 1914: Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Russian Wartime Literature of the Early Years of the War

Birgit Menzel

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Reinhard Nachtigal addresses the fate of the nearly 7 million prisoners of war in Russia, Germany, and Austria-Hungary and the challenges they both encountered and created in the early phase of the ... More


“Uncle Sam Has a Long Arm”: War and the Making of Deterrent Landscapes

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 4 examines how migrant detention became one part of the vast carceral landscape in Florence and Eloy, Arizona. Neither proximity to the border nor privatization adequately explains the ... More


The Japanese Invasion

Eugene Marlow

in Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817990
eISBN:
9781496818034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817990.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

During World War II, the Japanese constructed prisoner of war camps in fifteen countries, including China. These camps numbered approximately 240. The Japanese—whose attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 ... More


“Asia for the Asians,” Bushido, and Japanese War Crimes in the Netherlands East Indies, 1942 to 1946

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 300,000 Europeans and Eurasians residing in the Indies in March 1942 soon learned that the Japanese occupiers planned to implement political, economic, and cultural policies that would integrate ... More


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