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Escape: Resistance as Ridicule

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/9780198299073.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores in some detail the role played by the planning and attempting of escapes as a strategy of resistance for politically motivated prisoners in Northern Ireland. It examines the ... More


Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave: Written by Himself

William Wells Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869598
eISBN:
9781469602882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869604_brown
Subject:
History, African-American History

By 1849, this book was in its fourth edition, having sold over 8,000 copies in less than eighteen months and making it one of the fastest-selling antislavery tracts of its time. The book's popularity ... More


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