Medieval punishment and torture / Stephen Currie.
Currie, Stephen, 1960- author.
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, |
|Description||80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.|
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|Series||The library of medieval times
Library of medieval times. ^A1265588
|Contents||The Middle Ages and torture -- Crime in the Middle Ages -- Ordeals and confessions -- Medieval prisons -- Tortures and torments -- Capital punishment.|
|Abstract||The medieval world had a variety of ways of dealing with crime, sorcery, and other instances of breaking society's rules. Few of them were pleasant in any way. Indeed, many of these responses were embarrassing or painful for those being punished, and quite a few involved outright torture or even death.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Stock number||1378334 QBI|
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Item Actions|
|Joyner||TRC Nonfiction||940.1 C9369M||✔ Available||Place Hold|