What was life like for the gangs of New York and others thrown into the nineteenth-century slammer?
Larry E. Sullivan
Dr. LARRY E. SULLIVAN is chief librarian of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Professor of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York. He is the author of The Prison Reform Movement: Forlorn Hope, editor of Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America, as well as author or editor of numerous other books and articles in history, penology, and other disciplines. Sullivan is currently the editor in chief of the Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement.