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The politics of punishment prison reform in Russia, 1863-1917 by Bruce Friend Adams

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Prisons -- Russia -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prison administration -- Russia -- History -- 19th century,
  • Prisons -- Government policy -- Russia -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-232) and index.

StatementBruce F. Adams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV9712 .A63 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 237 p. ;
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL973514M
ISBN 10087580215X
LC Control Number96010422

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