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Author Spierenburg, Pieter
Title Prison Experience : Disciplinary Institutions and Their Inmates in Early Modern Europe
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2007
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Descript 1 online resource (363 pages)
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Note Intro -- Table of Contents -- Part One: The Origins -- 1. Introduction A Process Approach to Prison History -- 2. Idleness and Labor The Emergence of Prisons in Early Modern Europe -- Part Two: Prisoners and Forced Labor -- 3. The Period of Experimentation Prison Workhouses on the Continent, 1588-1650 -- 4. In the Margins of Settled Life Imprisonment and the Repression of Begging and Vagrancy -- 5. Prisons and the Imagination The Public Image, the Miracles of St. Raspinus, and the Pumping Myth -- 6. The Prison as a Household Management, Forced Labor, and the Economy -- 7. Thieves, Prostitutes and Aggressors The Evolution of Imprisonment as a Penal Sanction -- 8. The Prison Experience Internal Life from Above and from Below -- Part Three: Prisons and Family Discipline -- 9. Elites and the Poor Private Confinement: The Environment -- 10. Drunks, Revellers, and the Insane Private Confinement: The Prisoners -- Part Four: The Early Modern Legacy -- 11. Crossroads Bondage and the Penal System in Western Europe -- 12. Conclusion Imprisonment, Mentalities, and Social Change -- Notes -- List of Archival Sources -- Bibliography -- Index
About the evolution of prison in the Netherlands, Germany and France during the early moden period with reference to all of Europe
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Spierenburg, Pieter Prison Experience : Disciplinary Institutions and Their Inmates in Early Modern Europe Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press,c2007 9789053569894
Subject Prisons -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.;Prisons -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
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Alt Author Lissenberg, Elisabeth
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