The deviant prison : Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary and the origins of America's modern penal system, 1829-1913 /
"At a time when prisons were still new, and nearly every prison in the country followed the same model of confinement, Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary (opened in 1829) was known for its exceptional reliance on long-term solitary confinement. Eastern was criticized for its excepti...
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY :
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge historical studies in American law and society.
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