American jail, its development and growth
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Published by Nelson-Hall in Chicago .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Jails -- United States -- History,
  • Jails -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. M. Moynahan and Earle K. Stewart.
ContributionsStewart, Earle K., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHV9466 .M69 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 213 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4415491M
ISBN 100882295314
LC Control Number79019372

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