Superstition and Force
Essays on the Wager of Law—The Wager of Battle—The Ordeal—TortureBook - 1878
This work contains several essays on various topics relating to the history of law, war and torture throughout the ages. Chapter four focuses on the history of torture, in which the Inquisition is spoken of at great length; its frequency and methods are discussed, as well as its later revival during the 19th century.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Henry C. Lea, 1878.
Edition: 3 ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (552 p.)