Exposing Torture: Centuries of Cruelty


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Is torture ever an effective means of controlling human behavior? Can it help root out information about terrorism or other crimes? Over the centuries, many people have supported the point of view that it can, while others vehemently disagree. Exposing Torture tackles complex questions, delving into the history of torture, from the flayings, burnings, and methods used in ancient societies to the psychological and sexual torture of the twenty-first century. Readers will examine the ethical and moral dilemmas and learn about ...

Exposing Torture: Centuries of Cruelty 2015, Twenty-First Century Books (CT), Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9781467750493