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'Terror to evil-doers' : prisons and punishments in nineteenth-century Ontario / Peter Oliver.

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Subject: Prisons > Ontario > History > 19th century.
Imprisonment > Ontario > History > 19th century.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781442664791
  • ISBN: 1442664797
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 575 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, map, digital file.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, ©1998

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: ""COVER""; ""CONTENTS""; ""LIST OF TABLES""; ""FOREWORD""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""MAP""; ""Part I: Colonial Origins""; ""1 Upper Canadian Punishments""; ""2 The Gaol and the Community""; ""3 'Order Is Heaven's First Law': The Tory Origins of Upper Canada's Penitentiary""; ""Part II: In the Penitentiary""; ""4 'The Reformation of Convicts Is Unknown': The Penitentiary under Henry Smith, 1834-1848""; ""5 New Beginnings: The Penitentiary in the 1850s""; ""6 'Moral Monsters, ' Refractory Females, Children, and Workers""; ""7 Disciplinary Advances""
""8 Institutional Rigidities and Punitive Policies: The Penitentiary's Enduring Reality""""Part III: Alternative Sanctions and Reform Initiatives""; ""9 'The Government Boarding House': Upper Canada's Gaols in the Age of Progress""; ""10 The Persistence of Community: Ontario's Gaols in the Industrial Era""; ""11 Terrorizing the Underclass: The Intermediate Prisons""; ""12 Aftercare and the Ambiguities of Reform""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""NOTES""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""
""U""""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""Publications of The Osgoode Society""

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