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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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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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Rites of Execution : Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American ...

Riverside Louis P. Masur Professor of History University of California - History - 1989 - 224 pages
Between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, Western societies abandoned public executions in favor of private punishments, primarily confinement in penitentiaries and ...
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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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Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American ...

Mark E. Kann - History - 2005 - 337 pages
The competing pressures of globalization and immigration have forced people everywhere to think long and hard about what it means to be a citizen. In Citizenship, Ruth Lister ...
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A Kind of Genius: Herb Sturz and Society's Toughest Problems

Sam Roberts - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 464 pages
In A Kind of Genius, Sam Roberts offers a window onto Herb Sturz's extraordinary life's work. Sturz began his long career in social entrepreneurship by reforming the bail ...
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Auburn Correctional Facility

Eileen McHugh - History - 2010 - 127 pages
What is now called Auburn Correctional Facility has been open in Auburn since 1817, and it is the oldest continually operating prison in the country. Auburn's claim to being ...
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Eastern State Penitentiary

Francis X. Dolan - Social Science - 2007 - 128 pages
The most significant building project of its time, Eastern State Penitentiary was designed to reshape the mind of an inmate, rather than punish the body of one. It was believed ...
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