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Newgate London's Prototype of Hell by Stephen Halliday
  

Newgate London's Prototype of Hell

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Synopsis

Newgate London's Prototype of Hell by Stephen Halliday

Newgate Prison was the largest, most notorious and worst of London prisons. Stephen Halliday tells the story of Newgate's origins, the criminals it held, the punishments meted out and its rebuilding and reform.

About the Author

Stephen Halliday is a historian specialising in British and industrial history and is an authority on the history of London. He is the author of The Great Stink: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis (Sutton 1999) and Amazing & Extraordinary London Underground Facts. A Cambridge University lecturer, he contributes articles and reviews to magazines such asLiterary Review,,Times Higher Education, BBC History andHistory Today.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 2007

Author

Stephen Halliday

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Publisher

The History Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
317 pages

Categories

Social & cultural history

ISBN

9780750938969

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