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Author Edge, Laura Bufano, 1953-

Title Locked up : a history of the U.S. prison system / Laura B. Edge.

Imprint Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    365.973 EDG    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Teen Non-Fiction    365.973 EDG    Lost
Description 112 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series [People's history]
People's history.
Note Series from p. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-104) and index.
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.
Subject Prisons -- United States -- History.
Punishment -- United States -- History.
Prisoners -- United States -- Social conditions -- History.
Added Title History of the U.S. prison system
History of the United States prison system
ISBN 9780822587507 (lib. bdg.)
0822587505 (lib. bdg.)

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