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Florida's Hard Road During the Depression and War Years

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While convict laborers continued to play an important role in road construction in Florida in the 1930s and 1940s, the character of prison road labor changed in significant ways, as did material ... More


Prison Protests and Broad Fronts (1972–1975)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the prison protests and hunger strikes launched by republican prisoners at the Crumlin Road jail in Belfast, Northern Ireland led by Billy McKee. It discusses the support ... More


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