The State of the Prisons - 200 Years On

December 8, 2020
The State of the Prisons - 200 Years On

In 1777 John Howard wrote The State of the Prisons in Englandand Wales, with Preliminary Observations and an Account of SomeForeign Prisons. Two centuries later, this extraordinary documentcommemorates his achievements in campaigning for reform.In the spirit of Howard himself, the Howard League for PenalReform have compiled detailed observations of prisons from Swedento South Africa, and from India to Nicaragua. The result is avaluable resource which includes unique insights into previouslyundocumented prison regimes.