Locked up

A History of the U.S. Prison System
Edge, Laura Bufano (Book - 2009)
Locked up

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A history of the United States prison system and its many changes over the years.
Authors: Edge, Laura Bufano, 1953-
Title: Locked up
a history of the U.S. prison system
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, c2009
Characteristics: 112 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laura B. Edge
Notes: Series from p. [4] of cover
Contents: Every crime a sin, every sin a crime
Silent and separate
The reform movement
The progressive era
The big house
The corrections era
A fight for rights
Getting tough
What's next?
Summary: A history of the United States prison system and its many changes over the years.
ISBN: 0822587505
Branch Call Number: 365.973 E23L 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-104) and index
Subject Headings: Prisoners United States Social conditions Punishment United States History Prisons United States History
Topical Term: Prisoners
LCCN: 2008026883
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Starting in colonial days before the U.S. we journey though history to modern day prison issues. Here is an engaging look at what changes and what remains the same told with photos, letters and stories of famous prisoners.

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