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From the PublisherAn impressive achievement. It is thoroughly researched, brilliantly argued, and lucidly written.
Law and History Review
Ambitious, sweeping, and powerful.
William and Mary Quarterly
[This book] deserves the widest readership.
Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities
A milestone. . . . For students of the rise of the American penitentiary, this book is essential reading.
American Historical Review
Meranze has made significant and valuable interventions in understanding the failure of penal practices as they evolved in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography