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Love and Logic: The Evolution of Blake's Thought

Stephen D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 314 pages
William Blake is usually regarded as the greatest poet of mysticism in the English language. His primary theme is love--love of God, love of the Divine Humanity that he often ...
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The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America

Stephen D. Cox - Biography & Autobiography - 418 pages
Novelist, columnist, cultural critic, political theorist-- Isabel Paterson was one of the most extraordinary personalities of the 1930s, renowned for her incisive wit and her ...
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The New Testament and Literature: A Guide to Literary Patterns

Stephen D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 394 pages
The New Testament may be the most influential book of all time, from both a religious and a literary standpoint. But while the New Testament's impact upon people's religious ...
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States of Siege : U.S. Prison Riots, 1971-1986: U.S. Prison Riots, 1971-1986

Public Safety Research at the Urban Research Institute University of Louisville Bert Useem Director, Peter Kimball Data Analyst and Statistician College of Health Care Executives - Social Science - 1989 - 292 pages
This book examines case studies of recent prison riots in five states, including the 1971 radical uprising in Attica, New York, and the infamous 1981 bloodbath at the New ...
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The American Prison: Imagining a Different Future

Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Mary K. Stohr - Social Science - 2013 - 304 pages
For the first time in four decades, prison populations are declining and politicians have reached the consensus that mass imprisonment is no longer sustainable. At this unique ...
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The Big House in a Small Town: Prisons, Communities, and Economics in Rural ...

Eric J. Williams - Social Science - 2011 - 155 pages
This work is an in-depth, on-the-ground examination of how prisons impact rural communities, including a revealing study of two rural communities that have chosen prisons as an ...
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A Germ of Goodness: The California State Prison System, 1851-1944

Shelley Bookspan - Law - 1991 - 150 pages
For most of the ninety-three years between 1851, when the California State Legislature faced the problem of what to do with criminals, until 1944, when it finally organized the ...
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Forgotten Reformer: Robert McClaughry and Criminal Justice Reform in ...

Frank Morn - Law - 2010 - 402 pages
This book traces criminal justice practice and reform developments in late nineteenth-century America through Robert McClaughry's career as a prison warden, a chief of police ...
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