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The furnace of affliction : prisons & religion in antebellum America

Author: Jennifer Graber
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focused on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, Jennifer Graber explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion central to emerging practices and philosophies of prison discipline from the 1790s to the 1850s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Graber, Jennifer, 1973-
Furnace of affliction.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010034641
(OCoLC)659305585
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Graber
ISBN: 9780807877838 0807877832 9781469603339 1469603330
OCLC Number: 712775202
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The prison as garden, 1796-1804 --
The furnace of affliction, 1805-1823 --
The furnace at Auburn, 1816-1827 --
The furnace at Sing Sing, 1828-1839 --
The furnace transformed, 1840-1847 --
The prison as hell, 1848-1860.
Responsibility: Jennifer Graber.

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