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The State of the Prisons in England and Wales

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Beschreibung

Klappentext

This 1777 publication, reissued with its substantial 1784 appendix, provides systematic evidence of abuses and poor conditions in European prisons.



Zusammenfassung
The philanthropist John Howard (1726-90) devoted himself to the study and reform of penal institutions, travelling extensively around Great Britain, Ireland and continental Europe. This 1777 publication, reissued with its substantial 1784 appendix, provides systematic evidence of poor management and degrading conditions prevalent in European prisons.

Inhalt

Introduction; 1. General view of distress in prisons; 2. Bad customs; 3. Proposed improvements; 4. An account of foreign prisons; 5. A particular account of English prisons; Conclusion; Index; Appendix; Tables; Index to appendix.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The State of the Prisons in England and Wales
Untertitel: With Preliminary Observations and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons
Autor:
EAN: 9781108064521
ISBN: 978-1-108-06452-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 862
Gewicht: 2189g
Größe: H297mm x B210mm x T45mm
Jahr: 2013