"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935" (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935"

Author: Carlos Aguirre
Publisher: 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major study of prison reform and the prison system in Peru and one of the few social histories of criminals and their world in Latin America.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
"Criminals of Lima and their worlds : the prison experience, 1850-1935"
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Aguirre
OCLC Number: 940724004
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ixIntroduction 1I. Apprehending the Criminal 1. The Emergence of the Criminal Question (1850-1890) 172. The Science of the Criminal (1890-1930) 403. Policing and the Making of a Criminal Case 65II. Prisons and Prison Communities 4. Lima's Penal Archipelago 855. Faites, Rateros, and Disgraced Gentlemen: Lima's Male Prison Communities 110III. The World They Made Together 6. Daily Life in Prison-Part I: The Customary Order 1437. Daily Life in Prison-II: Prison Subcultures and Living Conditions 1648. Beyond the Customary Order 185Conclusion 213Appendix 223Notes 237Bibliography 277Index 297

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