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The Resource Notorious prisons of the world, by Stephen Wade, (electronic resource eBook)

Notorious prisons of the world, by Stephen Wade, (electronic resource eBook)

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Notorious prisons of the world
Title
Notorious prisons of the world
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen Wade
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion. Every civilization has had its dissenters and its 'deviants' - criminals as well as political offenders, and so prisons became essential to the retention of power. As the centuries passed after classical times, and prisons were needed for other categories of person, such as debtors, states across the world began to cater for a variety of prisoners, and legal systems became more closely linked to incarceration. The World's Most Notorious Prisons traces this development, from the state prisons of
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1948-
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Wade, Stephen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8665
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
Series statement
True crime
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  • Prisons
  • Prisons
  • Crime
Label
Notorious prisons of the world, by Stephen Wade, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=1678646
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first dark places -- Judgement and debt -- Prison and imperial power -- Europe: from dungeons to houses of correction -- Work and pain: from penal colonies to gulags -- Reform and the penitentiary: the American experience -- Punishment as commodity and masterplan -- Politicals, enemies and doing time -- A short history of modern failures -- History from inside -- Conclusions
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473822412
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
bc
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41267075-20ac-4b2d-a7e9-2d3d303eee48
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
Notorious prisons of the world, by Stephen Wade, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=1678646
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first dark places -- Judgement and debt -- Prison and imperial power -- Europe: from dungeons to houses of correction -- Work and pain: from penal colonies to gulags -- Reform and the penitentiary: the American experience -- Punishment as commodity and masterplan -- Politicals, enemies and doing time -- A short history of modern failures -- History from inside -- Conclusions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473822412
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
41267075-20ac-4b2d-a7e9-2d3d303eee48
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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