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Rack, rope and red-hot pincers

Geoffrey Abbott

Rack, rope and red-hot pincers

a history of torture and its instruments

by Geoffrey Abbott

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Published by Headline in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index

    StatementGeoffrey Abbott
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16735137M
    ISBN 100747206554
    LC Control Number93052494
    OCLC/WorldCa28862885

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