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The furnace of affliction : prisons & religion in antebellum America /

Focused on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, Jennifer Graber explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion central to emerging practices and philosophies of prison discipline from the 1790s to the 1850s.

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Main Author: Graber, Jennifer, 1973-
Format: Online Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Access:Online version
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