The Prison Cookbook

The Prison Cookbook

Peter Higginbotham


This copiously illustrated ebook takes the lid off the true tale of legal nutrition. together with the total textual content of an unique legal cookery guide compiled at Parkhurst legal in 1902, it examines the historical past of criminal catering from the center a long time (when prisoners have been anticipated to pay for his or her personal board and accommodation while within) during the nefarious prisons of the Victorian age and directly to the current day. With sections on criminal lifestyles, punishments, the meals on board transportation vessels and floating criminal hulks, and the paintings of reformers reminiscent of John Howard and Elizabeth Fry, who enormously stronger the stipulations of these who have been placed at the back of bars, this evocative and targeted publication exhibits the reader precisely what 'doing porridge' entailed.

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