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Victorian Prisons

Johnston, Helen



The 'Victorian Prison' refers to prisons during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901).  The Victorian period is key to our understanding of prisons and imprisonment, not only in terms of the significant change4s that were made in teh administration of prisons and the treatment of offenders during that time but also because it continues to shape our ideas about prisons and imprisonment. 


Johnston, H. (2008). Victorian Prisons. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment (305 - 307). Willan

Acceptance Date Nov 1, 2008
Publication Date Nov 1, 2008
Pages 305 - 307
Book Title Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment
ISBN 978-1-84392-291-9
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