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Qualities of Mercy: Justice, Punishment, and Discretion

edited by Carolyn Strange
Format
Book
Published
Vancouver : UBC Press, c1996.
Language
English
ISBN
0774805846, 0774805854 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Civilized people don't want to see that sort of thing: the decline of physical punishment in London, 1760-1840 / Greg T. Smith
  • In place of death: transportation, penal practices, and the English state, 1770-1830 / Simon Devereaux
  • 'Harshness and forbearance': the politics of pardons and the Upper Canada rebellion / Barry Wright
  • Savage mercy: native culture and the modification of capital punishment in nineteenth-century British Columbia / Tina Loo
  • Discretionary justice: political culture and the death penalty in New South Wales and Ontario, 1890-1920 / Carolyn Strange
  • Punishment in late-twentieth-century Canada: an afterword / Anthony N. Doob.
Description
xii, 186 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-178) and index.
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