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Cultures of confinement : a history of the prison in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Frank Dikötter and Ian Brown, editors
Bib ID 4082354
Format BookBook
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Description Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2007 
xi, 335 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780801446306
0801446309
Full contents
  • Introduction / Frank Dikötter
  • Prisons and prisoners in modernising Latin America (1800-1940) / Carlos Aguirre
  • The shadow of rule : colonial power and modern punishment in Africa / Florence Bernault
  • Regulation, reform and resistance in the Middle Eastern prison / Anthony Gorman
  • India : the contested prison / David Arnold
  • Sepoys, servants and settlers : convict transportation in the Indian Ocean, 1787-1945 / Clare Anderson
  • South East Asia : reform and the colonial prison / Ian Brown
  • The promise of repentance : the prison in modern China / Frank Dikötter
  • Envisioning the colonial prison / Clare Anderson and David Arnold.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Prisons -- Africa -- History.  |  Prisons -- Asia -- History.  |  Prisons -- Latin America -- History.
Other authors/contributors Dikötter, Frank  |  Brown, Ian, 1947-

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