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CONTENTS Illustrations page vi Acknowledgements ix Contributors x 1. Introduction 1 Frank Dikötter 2. Prisons and Prisoners in Modernising Latin America (1800-1940) 14 Carlos Aguirre 3. The Shadow of Rule: Colonial Power and Modern Punishment in Africa 55 Florence Bernault 4. Regulation, Reform and Resistance in the Middle Eastern Prison 95 Anthony Gorman 5. India: The Contested Prison 147 David Arnold 6. Sepoys, Servants and Settlers: Convict Transportation in the Indian Ocean, 1787-1945 185 Clare Anderson 7. South East Asia: Reform and the Colonial Prison 221 Ian Brown 8. The Promise of Repentance: The Prison in Modern China 269 Frank Dikötter 9. Envisioning the Colonial Prison 304 Clare Anderson and David Arnold Index 332
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Prisons -- Africa -- History.
Prisons -- Asia -- History.
Prisons -- Latin America -- History.