Death by a Thousand Cuts - Brook, Timothy, and Bourgon, Jerome, and Blue, Gregory
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In Beijing in 1904, multiple murderer Wang Weiqin became one of the last to suffer the extreme punishment known as lingchi , called by Western observers "death by a thousand cuts." This is the first book to explore the history, iconography, and legal contexts of Chinese tortures and executions from the 10th century until lingchi's abolition in 1905.

Death by a Thousand Cuts 2008, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674027732

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