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Medieval punishment and torture / Stephen Currie.

Author/creator Currie, Stephen, 1960- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2015]
Copyright Notice ©2015
Description80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm.
Subject(s)
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 noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2013045389
ISBN9781601526588 (hardback)
ISBN160152658X (hardback)
Stock number1378334 QBI

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