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The Illustrated History of Torture free pdf Torture has a way of making the ordinary seem sinister. Objects that are pleasurable or useful in their everyday contexts, have all been deployed with chilling ingenuity by the world's torturers in recent times. From Ancient Egypt to the current War on Terror, and including the Roman Empire, the Colonial Period, Nazi Germany, Vietnam and South America, this fully illustrated book will examine what constitutes torture, the etymology of torture terms, whether torture can ever be justified and whether it can ever be said to be successful. Through 15 removable facsimile items, "Torture" will also explore the various means of torture that have been employed, national and international laws concerning torture and the effects of torture to reveal the human face of this shocking practice.

About Jack Vernon

Jack Vernon has been a freelance writer for ten years, specializing in television. He lives in north London.

Details Book

Author : Jack Vernon
Publisher : Carlton Books Ltd
Data Published : 04 August 2011
ISBN : 1847328385
EAN : 9781847328380
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 64 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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