9781501740183: Hardback
Release Date: 15th November 2019

10 b&w halftones

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 296

Cornell University Press


A History of France's Most Venerated Carceral Institution

Hardback / £36.00
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Stephen A. Toth is Associate Professor of Modern European History at Arizona State University. The primary focus of his research examines the history of incarceration, most particularly the evolution of the prison in theory and practice, in modern France and the Francophone world. He is the author of Beyond Papillon and numerous scholarly articles. He has been the recipient of research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Philosophical Society.