The Big Book of Pain: Torture and Punishment Through History

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History Press, 2008 - History - 246 pages
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The Big Book of Pain offers a history of the punishments and tortures administered to offenders in all periods for which records exist. They include the peculiar punishments known as the ducking stool, the Scottish maiden, the pillory, the drunkard's cloak and the scold's bridle, and unsavoury punishments such as death by pressing, being hanged, drawn and quartered, and death by boiling.

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Review: The Big Book of Pain: Torture & Punishment Through History

User Review  - Laura Jane - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this and it was very informative but I feel like some of the layout could have been more consistent. Read full review

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There are a lot of ways to kill a man. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Daniel Diehl has collaborated with Mark Donnelly on 18 books and more than 100 hours of documentary television, including programs for the Discovery, History, and Biography channels.

Mark Donnelly has collaborated with Dan Diehl on 18 books and more than 100 hours of documentary television, including programs for the Discovery, History, and Biography channels.

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