Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Robert Frederick Opie (au)
The guillotine is undoubtedly the most potent image of revolutionary France, the tool whereby a whole society was ‘redesigned’. Yet what came to be seen as an instrument of terror was, paradoxically, introduced as the result of the humanitarian feelings of men intent on revising an ancient and barbaric penal code. This book tells the grisly history of the guillotine with a wealth of fascinating and little known detail, as well as the debates that have surrounded it. Illustrations.
Where the Domino Fell: America & Vietnam, 1945 to 1990
Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection
In the Combat Zone: Special Forces Since 1945
Fourth Book of Sexual Questions & Answers
Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudy Giuliani
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.