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The instruments of torture

Author: Michael Kerrigan
Publisher: Staplehurst : Spellmount, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text looks at torture tools and techniques used throughout history and upto 20th century inventions, such as the use of electrons to administer electric shocks, as well as enduring instruments  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kerrigan
ISBN: 1862271151 9781862271159
OCLC Number: 59535043
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Under Lock and Key --
Ch. 2. Stretching and Suspension --
Ch. 3. Applying Pressure --
Ch. 4. Trial by Fire --
Ch. 5. Water Torture --
Ch. 6. Forces of Nature --
Ch. 7. Beating --
Ch. 8. Cutting and Piercing --
Ch. 9. Shock Tactics --
Ch. 10. Mental Cruelty --
Ch. 11. Capital Punishment --
Epilogue: An End to Torture.
Responsibility: Michael Kerrigan.

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