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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Prisons -- United States,
  • Prisoners -- United States,
  • Imprisonment -- United States,
  • Prisoners of war -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-134) and index.

StatementLauri S. Friedman, book editor.
SeriesIntroducing issues with opposing viewpoints
ContributionsFriedman, Lauri S.
LC ClassificationsHV9471 .P7826 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18459283M
ISBN 100737735783
ISBN 109780737735789
LC Control Number2007032513

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