Curious Punishments of Bygone Days

By: Earle, Alice Morse, and Morse, Earle Alice

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 149 p. Audience: General/trade. Here's a curious little number for you ­p; an illustrated book on torture and torment inflicted by the Church and the State, first published in 1896. Chapters include: * The Bilboes * The Ducking Stool * The Stocks * The Pillory * Punishments of Authors and Books * The Whipping Post * The Scarlet Letter * Pranks and Gags * Public Penance * Military Punishments * Branding and Maiming * And more. Each chapter is illustrated with a drawing of the punishment in action. Written by a well known colonial historian of her day, Curious Punishments Of Bygone Days will be of interest to anyone interested in torture and torment, in crime and punishment, in guilt and justice, and in the never-ending saga of man's inhumanity to man. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2, 149 pages

Title: Curious Punishments of Bygone Days

Author Name: Earle, Alice Morse, and Morse, Earle Alice

Categories: Prisons & Crime
, Loompanics

Publisher: Loompanics Unlimited: 1986

ISBN Number: 915179547

Binding: Trade paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 321