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Author Griffiths, Arthur, 1838-1908, author.

Title The history and romance of crime : from the earliest times to the present day / by Arthur Griffiths.

Published London : The Grolier Society, [1900?]
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (12 volumes) : illustrations.
monochrome rdacc
Series HeinOnline legal classics library.
Legal classics library.
Notes Author: Major Arthur Griffiths.
Contents [Volume 1]. Chronicles of Newgate from the twelfth to the eighteenth century -- [volume 2]. Chronicles of Newgate from the eighteenth century to its demolition -- A sketch of the Tower -- [volume 3]. Milbank penitentiary: an experiment in reformation -- [volume 4]. Non-criminal prisons. English debtor's prisons and prisons of war -- French war prisons -- American war prisons, with references to those of other lands -- [volume 5]. Early French prisons. Le Grand and Le Petit Châtelets -- Vincennes -- Bastile -- Loches -- Galleys -- Revolutionary prisons -- [volume 6]. Modern French prisons. Bicêtre -- St. Pélagie -- St. Lazare -- La Force -- Conciergerie -- La Grande and La Petite Roquettes -- Mazas -- La Santé -- [volume 7]. Russian prisons. St. Peter and St. Paul -- Schlüsselburg --The Ostrog at Omsk --The story of Siberian exile -- Tiumen -- Tomsk -- Saghallen -- [volume 8]. Oriental prisons. Prisons and crime in India -- Andaman Islands -- Burmah-- China -- Japan -- Egypt -- Turkey -- [volume 9]. Italian prisons. St. Angelo-- Piombi -- Vicaria -- Prisons of the Roman inquisition -- [volume 10]. Prisons over seas. Deportation and colonization -- British and American prisons of to-day -- [volume 11]. Spanish prisons. Inquisition at home and abroad -- Prisons past and present -- [volume 12]. German and Austrian prisons. Prisons of Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony and Austria-Hungary -- Fortresses of Magdeburg and Spielberg.
Notes Description based on PDF title page, viewed February 27, 2018.
Subject Prisons -- History.
Crime -- History.
Electronic books.