The criminal prisons of London and scenes of prison life

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Henry Mayhew (1812-87), social reformer and journalist, is well known for his classic work of research on the London poor (also reissued in this series) and as one of the co-founders of Punch magazine in 1841. While working as the metropolitan correspondent for the London Morning Chronicle, Mayhew initiated several investigations into London's poor and the state of the city's prisons. Sourcing his information from guards and from prisoners themselves, Mayhew's monumental study of London criminal life (co-written with John ...

The Criminal Prisons of London: And Scenes of Prison Life 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108036986

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The Criminal Prisons of London and Scenes of Prison Life (1862) 2010, Kessinger Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781165135882

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Criminal Prisons of London and Scenes of Prison Life 1968, ISBS

ISBN-13: 9780714614113

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