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A Painful History of Crime: Prisons and Prisoners

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Author: John Townsend

Product Category: Top -> History -> History: Historical Issues

Published: February 2006
Published By: Raintree
Product Description
A Painful History of Crime takes a look at the world of the criminal, from ancient civilizations right up to modern times. The series includes stories about different crimes and different laws, and explains why some crimes and laws existed. It also looks at the different punishments that criminals have been given, and includes information about the people who have made and enforced laws through history. Real examples of crimes, criminals and punishments bring the facts to life!

Find out inside:
Why were prison ships like death sentences?
Who made a daring escape from Devil's Island?
What are prisons like today?

ISBN-13: 9781844213894
Reading Level: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
Format: Hardback
Size: 168x240mm
Pages: 48
Publisher: Raintree
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