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IGNATIEFF, Michael. A Just Measure of Pain : The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850. New York : Pantheon Books, (1978). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),-257,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, red lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Pentonville. 2. Eighteenth Century Punishment. 3. Cords of Love, Fetters of Iron: The Ideological Origins of the Penitentiary. 4. Preaching Walls: The Penitentiary in Practice. 5. Whigs, Jacobins, and the Bastilles: The Penitentiary Under Attack. 6. The Politics of Prison Reform in the Peterloo Era. 7. Prisons, the State, and the Labor Market, 1820-1842. 8. Conclusion. Michael Grant Ignatieff (born 1947) is the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition in Canada. Widely known for his work as an historian and author, Ignatieff held senior academic posts at the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the University of Toronto before entering politics in 2006. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada'smost original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University , Halifax, N.S., twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Very good in nicked, spine-sunned, price-clipped dustjacket. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 50.00
Title: Just Measure of Pain : The Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850.
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