This week, we’re taking a quick detour into Isaac trolling fans of Michel Foucault-er, the Edo period criminal justice system. How did this system operate, and what considerations are responsible for its approach to justice?
Botsman, Daniel. Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan.
King, Peter and Richard Ward. “Rethinking the Bloody Code in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Capital Punishment at the Centre and on the Periphery.” Past & Present 228, Issue 1 (August, 2015).