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Eye for an Eye A Global History of Crime and Punishment
ISBN: HB: 9781780233598, Reaktion Books, September 2014
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Since the dawn of mankind, humans have demonstrated a remarkable capacity for violence, deceit and mayhem. With the advent of civilization and the creation of laws to uphold our sense of security and retribution, the notions of crime and punishment h...
Pain and Retribution A Short History of British Prisons, 1066 to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781780232836, Reaktion Books, January 2014
208 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 15 illus.
"Pain and Retribution" charts the rise and rise of a form of punishment that takes place behind the walls of the institution we have come to call "prison". It is the first single-volume history of British prisons, charting their history from the time...
Art Theft And the Case of the Stolen Turners
ISBN: PB: 9781780230207, Reaktion Books, August 2012
280 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 19 illus.
The theft of high-profile works of art is not new and recurs on a fairly regular basis. In 1994 two important paintings by J. M. W. Turner (then valued at ?24 million) were stolen from a public gallery in Frankfurt while on loan from the Tate in Lond...