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The story of punishment a record of man"s inhumanity to man. by Harry Elmer Barnes

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Published by Patterson Smith in Montclair, N.J .
Written in English


  • Punishment,
  • Prisons,
  • Crime

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Edition Notes

SeriesPatterson Smith reprint series in criminology, law enforcement, and social problems. Publication no. 112
LC ClassificationsHV8497 .B3 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 292 p.
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5076044M
ISBN 100875851126
LC Control Number74108229

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Book Summary To prove his theory, he murders an old, despicable pawnbroker and her half-sister who happened to come upon him suddenly. Immediately after the crime, he becomes ill and lies in his room semi-conscious for several days. Read Judicial Snafu, part 6: The Punishment Room from the story Judicial Snafu by Jefesse (Chad Jefesse) with 8, reads. corporalpunishment, spanking. The Reviews: 2. Crime and Punishment Translator’s Preface A few words about Dostoevsky himself may help the Eng-lish reader to understand his work. Dostoevsky was the son of a doctor. His parents were very hard- working and deeply religious people, but so poor that they lived with their five children in only two rooms. PURPOSE. This website has two purposes: first, to introduce my book, Unusual Punishment, and encourage people to buy it, and second, to provide additional photos, stories, and multimedia for people who have enjoyed the book and would like to know more. All of the posts are from historical material I gathered over the years while doing research for the book.