History of Torture Throughout the Ages 1940

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 - History - 408 pages
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The author makes no apology for his presentation of a gruesome picture of man's inhumanity. The record, stark and terrible as it truly is, should drive home to all thinking persons the need for every effort being made to eliminate all forms of cruelty. The grim account of torture in our own time should make it clear to ever reader the danger and possibility of an outbreak at any time or place. Illustrated.

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I got this book secondhand because I enjoy history and historical accounts. I did learn something from this book. However, the book was written in the 1940's and I found that the writing style was not ... Read full review

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George Ryley Scott is also the author of "The History of Torture Throughout the Ages," also published by Kegan Paul.

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