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Author Aguirre, Carlos, 1958- author

Title The criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935 / Carlos Aguirre
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 310 pages) : illustrations, map
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Apprehending the Criminal -- 1. The Emergence of the Criminal Question (1850/1890) -- 2. The Science of the Criminal (1890/1930) -- 3. Policing and the Making of a Criminal Class -- Part II. Prisons and Prison Communities -- 4. Lima's Penal Archipelago -- 5. Faites, Rateros, and Disgraced Gentlemen: Lima's Male Prison Communities -- Part III. The World They Made Together -- 6. Daily Life in Prison; I: The Customary Order -- 7. Daily Life in Prison; II: Prison Subcultures and Living Conditions -- 8. Beyond the Customary Order -- Conclusion
Summary Carlos Aguirre presents the first major study of prison reform & the prison system in Peru, & one of the few social histories of criminals & their world in Latin America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-295) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Lima
Criminals -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 19th century
Criminals -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 20th century
Prisons -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 19th century
Prisons -- Peru -- Lima -- History -- 20th century
Geschichte 1850-1935.
Criminals.
Gefängnis
Prisons.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Penology.
Lima.
Peru -- Lima.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004019864
ISBN 0822386437
9780822386438