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What a Way to Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting Someone to Death - Geoffrey Abbott
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[EAN: 9780312366568], Neubuch, [PU: St. Martin's Griffin], GEOFFREY ABBOTT,CRIMINAL LAW,SOCIAL SCIENCES, Law|Criminal Law, Political Science|Political Freedom & Security|General, Paperback. 352 pages. Dimensions: 6.9in. x 5.0in. x 1.0in.A gruesomely, hilarious and fascinating pop-history account of methods of execution from around the world and through the ages In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of familiar phrases such as gone westor drawn a blank. Covering everything from the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body What a Way to Go is everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty---and a lot you never thought to ask. It includes such hair-raising categories as: Sewn in an Animas Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to die and The Spanish Donkey: This method of torture consisted of seating a victim on top of a wall that resembled an inverted V with weights attached to the ankles, the weights slowly increased until the victims body split in twoIron Chair: The victim is tied to an iron armchair and pushed nearer and nearer to a blazing fireWhat a Way to Go is a a unique and fascinating look at the grim and gritty history of sanctioned death This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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A gruesomely, hilarious and fascinating pop-history account of methods of execution from around the world and through the ages In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of familiar phrases such as ''gone west'' or ''drawn a blank''. Covering everything from the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body ''What a Way to Go'' is everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty---and a lot you never thought to ask. It includes such hair-raising categories as:- Sewn in an Anima''s Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to die&- The Spanish Donkey: This method of torture consisted of seating a victim on top of a wall that resembled an inverted V with weights attached to the ankles, the weights slowly increased until the victim''s body split in two- Iron Chair: The victim is tied to an iron armchair and pushed nearer and nearer to a blazing fireWhat a Way to Go is a a unique and fascinating look at the grim and gritty history of sanctioned death Geoffrey Abbott, Books, History, What A Way To Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting S Books>History, St. Martin's Press

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A gruesomely hilarious and fascinating pop-history account of methods of execution from around the world and through the ages In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of familiar phrases such as "gone west" or "drawn a blank." Covering everything from the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body, "What a Way to Go" is everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty---and a lot you never thought to ask. It includes such hair-raising categories as: Sewn in an Animal's Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to die The Spanish Donkey: This method of torture consisted of seating a victim on top of a wall that resembled an inverted "V "with weights attached to the ankles, the weights slowly increased until the victim's body split in two. Iron Chair: The victim is tied to an iron armchair and pushed nearer and nearer to a blazing fire. "What a Way to Go "is a unique and fascinating look at the grim and gritty history of sanctioned death What a Way to Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting Someone to Death Abbott, Geoffrey, St. Martin's Griffin

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A gruesomely, hilarious and fascinating pop-history account of methods of execution from around the world and through the ages In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of familiar phrases such as 'gone west' or 'drawn a blank'. Covering everything from the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body 'What a Way to Go' is everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty---and a lot you never thought to ask. It includes such hair-raising categories as: - Sewn in an Anima's Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to die& - The Spanish Donkey: This method of torture consisted of seating a victim on top of a wall that resembled an inverted V with weights attached to the ankles, the weights slowly increased until the victim's body split in two - Iron Chair: The victim is tied to an iron armchair and pushed nearer and nearer to a blazing fire What a Way to Go is a a unique and fascinating look at the grim and gritty history of sanctioned death criminal law,criminology,education and reference,encyclopedias,england,europe,european,historical study and educational resources,history,humanities Encyclopedias, St. Martin's Press

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A gruesomely, hilarious and fascinating pop-history account of methods of execution from around the world and through the ages In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of familiar phrases such as 'gone west' or 'drawn a blank'. Covering everything from the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body 'What a Way to Go' is everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty---and a lot you never thought to ask. It includes such hair-raising categories as:- Sewn in an Anima's Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to die & - The Spanish Donkey: This method of torture consisted of seating a victim on top of a wall that resembled an inverted V with weights attached to the ankles, the weights slowly increased until the victim's body split in two- Iron Chair: The victim is tied to an iron armchair and pushed nearer and nearer to a blazing fireWhat a Way to Go is a a unique and fascinating look at the grim and gritty history of sanctioned death criminal law,criminology,education and reference,encyclopedias,england,europe,european,historical study and educational resources,history,humanities Encyclopedias, St. Martin's Griffin

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What a Way to Go: The Guillotine, the Pendulum, the Thousand Cuts, the Spanish Donkey, and 66 Other Ways of Putting Someone to Death

Describes the effectiveness of instruments of torture and reveals the macabre origins of phrases such as gone west or drawn a blank. From the preparation of the victim to the disposal of the body, this work covers everything you want to know about the ultimate penalty.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780312366568
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0312366566
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: GRIFFIN
338 Pages
Weight: 0,240 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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