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

Peter Zinoman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224124
eISBN:
9780520925175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224124.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book focuses on the colonial prison system in French Indochina and its role in fostering modern political consciousness among the Vietnamese. Using prison memoirs, newspaper articles, and ... More


Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Siân Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This is a double biography of Jean-Marie Roland (1734–1793) and Marie-Jeanne Phlipon, later Madame Roland (1754–1793), leading figures in the French Revolution. J.‐M. Roland was minister of the ... More


Queer Incarcerations

Camilla Fojas

in Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040924
eISBN:
9780252099441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040924.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Orange Is the New Black is part of the archive of white women’s prisons writings. It captures many of the features of earlier memoirs on the topic that set the precedent and terms for a version of ... More


(Re)writing the Woman Resister: Violence, Gender, and Legitimacy in Fatna El Bouih’s and Malika Oufkir’s Testimonies

Naïma Hachad

in Revisionary Narratives: Moroccan Women's Auto/Biographical and Testimonial Acts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620221
eISBN:
9781789623710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620221.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In Chapter 2, I argue that, despite significant differences in their socioeconomic and ideological backgrounds, El Bouih and Oufkir offer two literary representations of gendered political violence ... More


The Attempted Assassination of Henry Clay Frick (memoir; 1912)

Alexander Berkman

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a prison memoir detailing the attempted assassination of Henry Clay Frick, chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company, to avenge the deaths of seven steel workers killed by Frick's ... More


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