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History of Punishment: Judicial Penalties from Ancient Times to the Present Day
This unique & fascinating book outlines changing i

Our Price: $20.00
By Lewis Lyons (au)
Year: 2003
Pages: 192
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1-59228-028-5

Product Code: 1422360474

This unique & fascinating book outlines changing ideas of law & punishment, from the ancient Babylonian Code of Hammurabi, through Islamic Sharia law to modern notions of rehabilitation & the continued practice of corporal & capital punishment. Discover strange & terrible methods of punishment, including the pillory; flogging; branding; hanging, drawing, & quartering; the guillotine; the bastinado; death of a thousand cuts; the scavengerís daughter; crucifixion; lethal injection; & the electric chair. Illustrations.

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