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Publisher Description

Some people kill for the sheer thrill of it, others for revenge or for financial gain. Executioners kill because the state employs them to do it – but who chooses to be an executioner ... and why? This book investigates the history of capital punishment across the world, and the fascinating lives and careers of the people who are employed to deliver the ultimate penalty.


Contents
1) Early Forms of Execution
2) The Spanish Inquisition
3) The Witch Hunters
4) Impalement
5) Newgate Prison, London
6) Tyburn Gallows, London
7) The Guillotine
8) Hanged, Drawn and Quartered
9) The Electric Chair
10) The Gas Chamber
11) Lethal Injection

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2010
November 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
512
Pages
PUBLISHER
Canary Press
SELLER
Omnipress Limited
SIZE
819.1
KB

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Review

Excellent book on punishment, quite accurate in respect of execution details. Very enjoyable read.

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