Detention Castles of Stone and Steel: Landscape, Labor, and the Urban Penitentiary

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"Garman's research stands out as the most interesting and insightful archaeologicalanalysis of an institution that I have read." -Randall McGuire, Binghamton UniversityThe advent of the Enlightenment ignited many changes in the philosophical landscapeof both the young American republic and its European counterparts. Among the new ideals propagated was the notion of reforming society's deviants. Contrary to the long-held view that the purpose of the prison was primarily punishment, a new and more optimistic mindset regarded ...

Detention Castles of Stone and Steel: Landscape, Labor, and the Urban Penitentiary 2005, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572333543

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