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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 10 related to From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848.    

Eddie Rickenbacker: An American Hero in the Twentieth Century

W. David Lewis - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 668 pages
Looks at the life and career of the World War I flying ace, including his establishment of Eastern Airlines as a major carrier and his resignation under pressure in 1963.
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The Airway to Everywhere: A History of All American Aviation, 1937–1953

W. David Lewis, William F. Trimble - Transportation - 1988 - 240 pages
This book chronicles the history of All American Aviation of western Pennsylvania, a commercial airline pioneer. The brainchild of self-styled inventor Dr. Lytle S. Adams and ...
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The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Jennifer Graber - Religion - 2011 - 248 pages
Focusing on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, Jennifer Graber explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion ...
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Reading Prisoners: Literature, Literacy, and the Transformation of American ...

Jodi Schorb - Social Science - 2014 - 268 pages
Shining new light on early American prison literature—from its origins in last words, dying warnings, and gallows literature to its later works of autobiography, exposé, and ...
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Religion and the Development of the American Penal System

Andrew Skotnicki - History - 2000 - 188 pages
Between the years of 1820 and 1913, penitentiaries and reformatories came to be in the states of Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts. The rise of these institutions is ...
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Prisons and Prison Systems: A Global Encyclopedia

Mitchel P. Roth - Social Science - 2006 - 351 pages
Examines the diversity of prisons and prison systems throughout the world, allowing readers to better understand this integral part of the criminal justice system.
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Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American ...

Mark E. Kann - History - 2005 - 337 pages
Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy tells the story of how first-generation Americans coupled their legacy of liberty with a penal philosophy that promoted patriarchy ...
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