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Cultures of confinement : a history of the prison in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Frank Dikötter and Ian Brown, editors.

Publication:
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 335 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Prisons -- Africa -- History.
Prisons -- Asia -- History.
Prisons -- Latin America -- History.
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.
Contributor:
Dikötter, Frank.
Brown, Ian, 1947-
ISBN:
9780801446306 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446309 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
82172682
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