Prison and Slavery - A Surprising Comparison
  • Author : John Dewar Gleissner
  • Release Date : 17 November 2010
  • Publisher : John Dewar Gleissner
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 13 : 9781432753832

Prison and Slavery - A Surprising Comparison Book Summary

This historically accurate and thoroughly researched book compares the modern American prison system to antebellum slavery. The surprising comparison proves that antebellum slavery was not as bad as many believe, while modern mass incarceration is an unrealized social and financial disaster of mammoth proportions.

Prison and Slavery   A Surprising Comparison

Prison and Slavery A Surprising Comparison

Author : John Dewar Gleissner
Publisher : John Dewar Gleissner
Genre : Social Science
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This historically accurate and thoroughly researched book compares the modern American prison system to antebellum slavery. The surprising comparison proves that antebellum slavery was not as bad as many believe, while modern mass incarceration is an unrealized social and financial disaster of mammoth proportions....

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