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Letters on capital punishments, addressed to the English judges.

Wright, Richard

Letters on capital punishments, addressed to the English judges.

by Wright, Richard

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Published by Printed for J.Johnson... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor laws -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Beccaria Anglicus..
    ContributionsJohnson, Joseph, 1738-1809, bookseller.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi[i.e. iv],[5]-85,[1]p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21381727M

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    Cesare Beccaria () was an Italian philosopher and politician. He is known as one of the founders of modern criminology and penology. Graeme Newman (Editor, Translator) is distinguished teaching professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York-Albany, and was a consultant for the Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention Division of the United Nations. Turnbull, R. (). A visit to the Philadelphia prison: being an accurate and particular account of the wise and humane administration adopted in every part of that building; containing also an account of the gradual reformation, and present improved state, of the penal laws of Pennsylvania; with observations on the impolicy and injustice of capital punishments; in a letter to a friend.

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