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John Howard

Activist (2-Sep-1726 — 20-Jan-1790)


James Baldwin Brown. Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the Philanthropist. London: Thomas and George Underwood. 1823. 657pp.

John Field. The Life of John Howard: With Comments on His Character and Philanthropic Labours. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1850. 495pp.

Edgar C. S. Gibson. John Howard. London: Methuen. 1905. 211pp.

Derek Lionel Howard. John Howard: Prison Reformer. Archer House. 1958. 186pp.

John G. Rowe. John Howard: Prison Reformer and Philanthropist. Epworth Press. 1927. 128pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.738)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.245)

  7. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.253)

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