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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


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


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


Bocce behind Barbed Wire: Checks on Government Power in the Camps

Mary Elizabeth and Basile Chopas

in Searching for Subversives: The Story of Italian Internment in Wartime America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469634340
eISBN:
9781469634364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634340.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 is a social history of the daily lives of the internees in INS camps and Army camps. It shows how many internees developed a sense of powerlessness as requests for a reevaluation of their ... More


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


Small Escapes: Gender, Class, and Material Culture in Great War Internment Camps

Iris Rachamimov

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the prisoner of war (POW) camps of the First World War that became the temporary homes of officers. POWs creatively sustained prewar class and gender roles through the ... More


Camps after Camps: Internment and Memorialization in the Early Post-War Period

Helen J. Whatmore-Thomson

in Nazi Camps and their Neighbouring Communities: History, Memory, and Memorialization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198789772
eISBN:
9780191831461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789772.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 2 examines what happened to the Nazi camps in the immediate aftermath of the war. It narrates the transition from KZ to internment camp at each location in the context of cleansing responses ... More


“Manzanar, the Eyes of the World Are upon You”: Internee Performance and Archival Ambivalence

Emily Roxworthy

in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the self-conscious construction of Japanese American identities and the internment experience in the internee-run Manzanar Free Press, which epitomized the camp newspapers ... 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


Guilt Confessions and Amnesty Campaigns

Katharina von Kellenbach

in The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937455
eISBN:
9780199345861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937455.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Germany's guilt discussions began immediately after the military defeat of Nazi Germany in May 1945. The Protestant Church in Germany (EKD) and the Roman Catholic Church shaped these conversations: ... 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


Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Matthew M. Briones

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government rounded up more than one hundred thousand Japanese Americans and sent them to internment camps. One of those internees was ... More


Censorship and the Work of Art (Where They Barbed the Fourth Corner Open

Sharon Luk

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As interned communities were barred from normative channels of communication and self-representation, this chapter argues that the life of paper facilitated distinctive forms of both individual and ... More


The Interrogator

Monica Kim (ed.)

in The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691166223
eISBN:
9780691185040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166223.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter begins the story in the Japanese American internment camps of World War II, and follows how the Japanese American subject moved from being an “enemy alien” under surveillance to laboring ... 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


“They’re Just like White Kids”: Genealogy and Theory of Japanese American Non-Binary Silence

Brett J. Esaki

in Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190251420
eISBN:
9780190251352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251420.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction presents a genealogy of Japanese American silence throughout modern Japanese American history and the theory of non-binary silence. It focuses on the survival strategy called ... More


Monuments, the Silence of Legacy, and Kodomo Tame Ni

Brett J. Esaki

in Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190251420
eISBN:
9780190251352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251420.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores monuments to Japanese American heritage created after the internment camps, with special attention to the era after the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which granted reparations to ... 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


‘The Black Hand’: 1916 and Irish Republican Prisoners in North Wales

Jon Parry

in Irish Migrants in Modern Wales

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238485
eISBN:
9781846313356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238485.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the internment camp at Frongoch for rebels of the Easter Rising. Medical support and religious succour were important services that had to be sought. Publicity and ... More


Out of Darkness, 1941–1953

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Japanese invaded Hong Kong in December 1941. Some members of the congregation died in the fighting. Members of the clergy were interned at Stanley. Union services were held in the internment camp ... More


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