The English Bastille; a history of Newgate Gaol and prison conditions in Britain, 1188-1902.


New York, St. Martin's Press [1972, ©1971] .

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Subjects Emprisonnement -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Great Britain.
Imprisonment -- Great Britain -- History.
Imprisonment.
Newgate (Prison : London, England)
Newgate (Prison : London, England) -- History.
Newgate Prison, Londres, Angleterre -- Histoire.
Prisons -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Prisons -- Great Britain -- History.
Prisons.
Description 250 pages illustrations 23 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-243).
Contents 1. Early Imprisonment -- 2. London Prisons in the Middle Ages -- 3. The Rituals of Punishment -- 4. The Hidden Years -- 5. The Castle of Misery-- 6. Newgate Revealed -- 7. More Revelations -- 8. Prisoners for Debt -- 9. Eighteeth Century Lassitude -- 10. John Howard's Pilgrimage -- 11. The Mystique of Newgate -- 12. The Utiltarians -- 13. Newgate Restored -- 14. Elizabeth Fry -- 15. The Movement Towards Reform -- 16. New Conceptions -- 17. The Silent and Separate Systems -- 18. London Prisons in the Mid-Nineteenth -- 19. A Policy of Deterrence -- 20. The Demolition of Newgate.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00482567
(OCoLC)482567
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