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Published: 15 October 2019

448 Pages | 14 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198723585

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The Society of Prisoners

Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century

Renaud Morieux

The Past and Present Book Series

  • The first study to examine war captivity in the eighteenth century as a total phenomenon, from the perspectives of social, legal, economic, and cultural history
  • Offers a radically new way of writing the history of international law through the lens of prisoners of war
  • Addresses a range of subjects, including the ethics of war, philanthropy, forced migrations, the sociology of the prison, and the architecture of detention places
  • Draws on a large and diverse archive of English and French sources, many previously unexamined