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Author Sellin, Thorsten, 1896-1994.

Title Pioneering in Penology : The Amsterdam Houses of Correction in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Thorsten Sellin
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
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Contents Frontmatter -- Preface -- Contents -- Illustrations -- I. Punishments in Old Amsterdam -- II. The Wellsprings of Reform -- III. Plans and Proposals -- IV. The Rasphuis and Its Administration -- V. The Prisoners -- VI. The Labor Program -- VII. Welfare and Discipline -- VIII. The Rasphuis and Its Visitors -- IX. The "Private" Section -- X. The Spinhuis -- XI. The Imitators -- Bibliography -- Index
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Subject Prisons.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Prisons and reformatories
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1512806390 (electronic bk.)
9781512806397 (electronic bk.)