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From Newgate to Dannemora; the rise of the penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848,

Author: W David Lewis
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1965]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, W. David (Walter David), 1931-
From Newgate to Dannemora.
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1965]
(OCoLC)654695108
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W David Lewis
OCLC Number: 265296
Description: x, 311 p. illus., plans, ports. 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
The heritage --
The first experiment --
The setting for a new order --
The Auburn system and its champions --
Portrait of an institution --
The house of fear --
The ordeal of the unredeemables --
Prisons, profits, and protests --
A new outlook --
Radicalism and reaction --
Ebb tide --
Change and continuity --
A critical essay on sources.
Responsibility: by W. David Lewis.

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