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Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of the more than three thousand non-Chinese civilians — British, American, Dutch, and others — who were trapped in the British colony and interned behind barbed wire in ... More


Introduction

Tonny Banham

in We Shall Suffer There: Hong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099609
eISBN:
9789882207677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter discusses briefly the contents that are found in this book. The author tells the tale of the people who were caught in the Japanese invasion and occupation of Hong Kong. In ... More


Politics

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the administration and control of Stanley Camp. It notes that from the beginning of internment the Camp was under the control of the Japanese Foreign Affairs Department, a ... More


Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Sharon Luk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the life-worlds sustained through letter correspondence within the evolution of racism and mass incarceration in California history. Across three cases, this investigation uncovers ... More


Operation Demetrius and its aftermath: A new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75

Martin McCleery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096303
eISBN:
9781781708668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096303.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The central premise of this book is that the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland from 1971 to 1975 has not been given proper academic investigation. The book provides a more ... More


Residues of Rightlessness: Ghosts and the Afterlife of Internment

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the lasting reverberations of internment that persist even after the camps have closed, rights are restored, and the suffering of victims is acknowledged through official ... More


Reaching across the Barbed Wire: Interracial Friendships in Young Adult Japanese American Incarceration Literature

Traise Yamamoto

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Through close examination of six texts, this essay traces the use of interracial friendship as a key trope in Young Adult literature about Japanese American incarceration during WWII. It argues that ... More


Internment Remains: The 1988 Civil Liberties Act and Racism Re-Formed

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Based on research from the National Archives and Records Administration and the Japanese American National Museum, Chapter One analyzes the 1988 Civil Liberties Act, which granted monetary ... More


Reactive Containment, 1969–1975

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a model referred to as reactive containment which characterised the management of prisons until 1976 in Northern Ireland. Reactive containment is described as a relatively crude ... More


Narratives of Dislocation in the Novels of Karen Tei Yamashita, Joy Kogawa, and Julie Otsuka

Cynthia F. Wong

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay aligns three genealogical “Japanese” narratives. Wong first addresses Yamashita’s novels of migrant Brazil and residential California. Analysis follows of Joy Kogawa’s Obasan with its ... More


‘The Troubles’ arrive

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter addresses how BBC television reported on the outbreak of violence, the arrival of British Troops, the emergence of the Provisional IRA, the introduction of internment, ‘Bloody Sunday’ ... More


Roy Mason, the BBC and the ‘Second Battle of Culloden’

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers BBC reporting on the work of the security services in Northern Ireland between 1976 and the fall of the Labour Government in 1979. It addresses the tenure of Northern Ireland ... More


The Gods Left First: The Captivity and Repatriation of Japanese POWs in Northeast Asia, 1945-1956

Andrew E. Barshay

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276154
eISBN:
9780520956575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As the Japanese empire collapsed in August 1945, over six hundred thousand Japanese soldiers in Manchuria surrendered to the Red Army and were transported to Soviet labor camps, mainly in Siberia. ... More


The internment of ‘enemy aliens’

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The best example of disagreement between MI5 and Home Office was the question of the internment of ‘enemy aliens’. This chapter traces the role of MI5 in the policy of mass internment: a role which ... More


‘The largest Communist sideshow in London’: the Free German League of Culture

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Free German League of Culture was the foremost cultural, social and political organisation catering to the needs of German refugees during the years of the Second World War in London. It boasted ... More


The Austrian Centre – and ‘the great Eva’

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers MI5's surveillance of the Austrian equivalent of the Free German League of Culture, the Austrian Centre, which at its height had a membership of 3000. Like the FGLC, the ... More


‘About the most dangerous of all these organisations’: The Czech Refugee Trust Fund

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the Czech Refugee Trust Fund (CRTF), originally set up by the British government after the Munich Agreement as the British Committee for Refugees from Czechoslovakia in October ... More


Whispers and lies: the informers

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter deals with the informers who played a crucial part in MI5's business of intelligence gathering. Compiling information on the German-speaking refugee population was frequently achieved by ... More


Reception, internment and repatriation, 1939–40

Scott Soo

in The routes to exile: France and the Spanish Civil War refugees, 1939-2009

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719086915
eISBN:
9781781706008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086915.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Outlines the reactions of the French authorities, press and public to the refugees’ arrival in France. Although some French nationals reacted with gestures of solidarity, the refugees faced a ... More


Organisations, networks and identities, 1939–40

Scott Soo

in The routes to exile: France and the Spanish Civil War refugees, 1939-2009

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719086915
eISBN:
9781781706008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086915.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the Spanish republicans’ responses to the onset of exile with a focus on the reconstruction of their organisations, networks and collective identities. The chapter presents an ... More


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