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Author Kenney, Padraic, 1963- author

Title Dance in chains : political prisoners in the modern world / Padraic Kenney
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary The political prisoner is a creation of the modern era, in which states deploy police, courts, and prisons against organized opposition movements. 'Dance in Chains' traces the history of political imprisonment from the 1860s through the present day, using the struggles of opponents from a wide variety of regimes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 18, 2017)
Subject Dissenters -- History
Imprisonment -- Political aspects -- History
Political prisoners -- History
Political prisoners -- Northern Ireland -- History
Political prisoners -- Poland -- History
Political prisoners -- South Africa -- History
World politics -- 1900-1945
World politics -- 1945-1989
World politics -- 1989-
Political prisoners.
World politics.
Northern Ireland.
South Africa.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190840072
9780190840075 (ebook)