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The History of Punishment

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Outlines changing ideas of law and punishment, from the ancient Babylonian Code of Hammurabi, through Islamic Sharia law to modern notions of rehabilitation and the continues practice of corporal and capital punishment.

Discover strange and terrible methods of punishment, including: the pillory; flogging; branding; hanging, drawing, and quartering; the guillotine; the basinado; death of a thousand cuts; the scavenger's daughter; crucifixion; lethal injection; and the electric chair.

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ISBN: 9781782744894
Publisher: Amber Books Ltd
Language: English
Page Count: 192
Size: 9.43" l x 7.45" w x 0.39"
Series: N/A