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While much has been written about French navigation and colonial settlement in America, few authors have dwelt on the carceral dimensions underlying these attempts. This is the case, among others, for the third and last expedition of Jacques Cartier and of J-F de La Rocque de Roberval from 1541 to 1543, which included a large […]

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1881年から1908年まで、ボアソナード起草による刑法の下、北海道は日本で唯一の流刑植民地であった。近代日本における地政学的な位置づけから、北海道はしばしば「内国植民地」と呼ばれてきた。この用語は字義通りにはinternal colonyと訳される。しかしながら、その概念はポストコロニアル的課題としてのinternal colonyとは異なる。

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The history of the penal colony (bagne) of New Caledonia is interwoven with that of another, more infamous French penal colony: French Guiana.

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Durante el período colonial tardío y después de la Independencia de las Repúblicas de España (aproximadamente entre 1810 y 1830) las islas de América Latina se utilizaron repetidamente como sitios de castigo y exilio para reos comunes y perseguidos políticos; la elite y la no elite; y, casi sin excepción, presos masculinos. Los principales objetivos […]

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The Dutch East India Company had its own internal network of penal transportation. Criminals were sent from Batavia to other settlements as convicts sentenced to hard labor or banished to fend for themselves.

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