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Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

William Murphy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book analyses the role of political imprisonment during a period in Irish history when prisons were at the heart of a series of contests, including the violent campaign for Irish independence. ... More


“How to Free Your Prisoner”: The Personal and the Political of International Prisoner Support

Padraic Kenney

in Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

Though political prisoners are almost always incarcerated for national causes, they became the focus of international support in the twentieth century. The earliest attention was from diaspora ... More


Conclusion

William Murphy

in Political Imprisonment and the Irish, 1912-1921

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199569076
eISBN:
9780191747373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569076.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This conclusion suggests that examining the revolution through the prism of the prisons confirms many of the dominant conceptions of the Irish revolution, but challenges others. It explores the ... More


‘A serious moral question to be properly understood’:1 Catholic human rights discourse in Northern Ireland in the 1980s

Maria Power

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Liberal scholars have historically stressed the role of NGOs, including churches, in world politics. Recently, scholars have also stressed the normative influence of religious actors as agents in ... More


Black Internationalism, Anticommunism, and the Prison

Nicholas Grant

in Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapters 5 and 6 both document how African Americans and black South Africans established the prison as a key site of black international protest in the 1950s. Specifically, chapter 5 examines how ... More


Prose, Poetry, and Songs of Labor

Theresa Lloyd (ed.)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0704
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Mountain society changed dramatically with rapid post-Civil War industrialization, which laid the groundwork for the region’s wide-scale poverty and dependency. The hardships of work and oppressive ... More


Cointel’s Got Blacks in Hell: State Repression and Black Liberation

Edward Onaci

in Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656144
eISBN:
9781469656168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656144.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The fifth chapter considers some of the dangerous and dispiriting aspects of social movement participation. It underscores the importance of external forces, such as the Federal Bureau of ... More


Political Prisoners: Heroic Masculinity and Anti-Apartheid Politics

Nicholas Grant

in Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the gendered language political prisoners used to frame their experiences and the moral legitimacy of their struggles. In South Africa, prison was where this heroic vision of ... More


Resurrection and Social Rage

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman was released from prison in July 1992. He returned to New York City, renewed his relationship to Dana Biberman, and tried to rebuild his life as a physician. He worked primarily with HIV/AIDS ... More


Dissident Communists

Alan M. Wald

in New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left From the 1930s to the 1980s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635941
eISBN:
9781469635965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635941.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The development of an anti-Stalinist Left among pro-Communist intellectuals is explored. Receiving special treatment are the pages of Menorah Journal and the activities of some of its contributors, ... More


Winning in Politics Without Losing the War

António Tomás

in Amílcar Cabral: The Life of a Reluctant Nationalist

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197525579
eISBN:
9780197610831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525579.003.0010
Subject:
History, African History

The revolutionary war in Guinea took a dramatic turn with the appointment, in 1968, of the general Spínola as governor and military commandant. Spínola, who would later on became the first president ... More


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