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The roots of evil; a social history of crime and punishment.

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1963]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Roots of evil.
Boston, Little, Brown [1963]
(OCoLC)613250642
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
OCLC Number: 373487
Description: 524 pages 22 cm
Contents: The growth of punishment, 602-1750 --
The age of chivalry --
The age of learning --
The age of elegance --
The beginnings of reform, 1750-1945 --
The law reformers --
The police reformers --
The prison reformers --
Criminal man --
L'uomo delinquente --
Causes and cures --
The criminal's psychology --
The crime cult --
The detection of crime --
The great melting pot --
The new world --
Gangs and syndicates --
Cops and G-men --
Present problems --
Capital punishment --
Corporal punishment --
Prisons --
Police --
The young offender --
The sexual offender --
Progress and palindrome.

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