Changing prisons by John Eryl Hall Williams

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Published by P. Owen in London .

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StatementJ. E. Hall Williams.
SeriesContemporary issues series ; 9
LC ClassificationsHV9647 .H34
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 210 p. ;
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5246392M
ISBN 100720603730
LC Control Number75318430

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