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History of Punishment: Judicial Penalties From Ancient Times to the Present Day
Lewis Lyons (au). The reason for punishment (PN) are many, & have remained the same from ancient times to the present day: retribution, incapacitation, deterrence & reform. This illustrated volume offers a complete view of PN beginning with the ancient Mesopotamians & the Code of Hammurabi, up to present-day practices, incl. imprisonment, corporal PN & the death penalty. Chapters: ancient methods of PN; Biblical PN; Roman & Greek PN; Sharia law; the Indian Laws of Manu & the Tang code in China; corporal PN & shaming; medieval PN & methods of torture; the development of prisons & prison reform; & the 5,000 year history of the death penalty. Also, modern forms of PN, incl. open prisons, community service & the reintro. of shaming. 100+ Illus.
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