Cultures of confinement: a history of the prison in Africa, Asia and Latin America

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...

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Other Authors: Dikötter, Frank (Editor); Brown, Ian
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London Hurst 2007
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 335 S Ill., Kt
ISBN:1850658455
9781850658450
9780801446306