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Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain By Neil R Storey

Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain by Neil R Storey

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Offers insights into the Victorian prison system and the experiences of those within it. Featuring stories of crime and misdeeds, this book covers: the food, divine service, and medical provision; the punishments inflicted on convicts such as hard labour, flogging, the treadwheel and shot drill; and, an overview of the penalty paid by prisoners.

Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain Summary

Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain by Neil R Storey

Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system and the experiences of those within it - on both sides of the bars. Featuring stories of crime and misdeeds, this fascinating book includes chapters on a typical day inside a Victorian prison - food, divine service, exercise and medical provision; the punishments inflicted on convicts - such as hard labour, flogging, the treadwheel and shot drill; and an overview of the ultimate penalty paid by prisoners - execution. Richly illustrated with a series of photographs, engravings, documents and letters, this volume is sure to appeal to all those interested in crime and social history in Victorian Britain.

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GOR006111824
9780752452692
075245269X
Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain by Neil R Storey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2010-06-09
224
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