9780312366568

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

ISBN 10: 0312366566 / 0-312-36656-6
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Publisher: Griffin
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
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A historical guide to execution outlines methods that have been used throughout time and in various parts of the world, from the Swedish method through which the condemned were trapped in a cave with poisonous reptiles to the Spanish practice of using weights to tear victims apart. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

 

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Book Description: Griffin Publishing, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. 190 x 127 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In this wickedly humorous book, Geoffrey Abbott 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, What a Way to Go covers everything you ever wanted to know about the ultimate penalty and a lot you never thought to ask. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780312366568

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. Agruesomelyhilarious and fascinatingpop-history account of methods ofexecution from around the world and through the agesIn 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 Gois 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 Animals Belly: A living person is sewn into the belly of an animal and left to dieThe 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 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 This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780312366568

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