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Torture & Dungeons

John McIlwain

Pitkin

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Category: Heritage

Mankind likes to consider itself civilized. Sadly, this civilization is only skin-deep and man’s inhumanity to man, both in war and peace, has always been a cause for shame. But how should traitors, criminals and society’s enemies be dealt with? This book shows some of the means used to chastise and punish down through the ages.

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ABOUT THE Author

John McIlwain is a prolific Pitkin author with a range of historical titles and city guides. His books include the Liverpool City GuideJack the Ripper, William the Conqueror and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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