Imprisonment in England and Wales: A Concise History

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Croom Helm, 1985 - Social Science - 308 pages
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This is an excellent survey of imprisonment. It examines punishment before imprisonment and why imprisonment came to be used instead. It probes the successes and failures of the penitentiary and looks into efforts to find alternative means of punishment. Read full review

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