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Review: A Handbook on Hanging September 10, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Review: A Handbook on Hanging

Beachcombing recently stumbled upon and cannot now shut up about Charles Duff’s A Handbook on Hanging: Being a Short Introduction to the Fine Art of Execution (1928) in a Nonsuch reprint.*  Yes, it gives a caricature of the history of hanging, while also communicating the case for and against abolition back in the days when the […]