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  • Fred High
  • Prison Problems: Propounded in Prose and Poetry (Classic Reprint) 
     

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Veröffentlichung:  Juli 2015  
    Genre:  Soziologie 
    ISBN:  9781331502043 
    EAN-Code: 
    9781331502043 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 14 mm 
    Gewicht:  359 gr 
    Seiten:  264 
    Zus. Info:  23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from Prison Problems: Propounded in Prose and Poetry

    Abraham Lincoln, then only a young man, visited New Orleans, stood before a slave market and saw human beings sold at public auction, took this secret vow: If ever I get a chance to strike that insti tution a blow, I will do it. With Lincoln's view fresh in his memory a gaunt, callow youth, on his first real excursion into the big world visited the Ohio State penitentiary where the sight of a horde of lazy hirelings sitting with guns across their knees, oozing out an existence as guards over their fellowmen who slaved with down cast eyes, heavy hearts and fettered hopes, not that they might be reformed half so much as that greater profits might be piled up for the contractors whose slaves these prisoners were; contrasting the life of the guards and keepers with the Simon Legrees of slavery times, as that youth left that relic of the dark ages he took Lincoln's vow: If I ever get a chance to strike that institution a blow, I'll do it.

    This volume of Prison Problems was conceived, compiled and is sent forth as an effort to hit that inhuman prison policy that treats men as criminals instead of looking upon them as brothers.

    About the Publisher

    Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

    This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

      
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