xxiii, 849 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Modern torture and its observers Torture and democracy Lights, heat, and sweat Whips and water Bathtubs Shock Magnetos Currents Singing the world electric Prods, tasers, and stun guns Stun city Sticks and bones Water, sleep, and spice Stress and duress Forced standing and other positions Fists and exercises Old and new restraints Noise Drugs and doctors Supply and demand for clean torture Does torture work? What the apologists say Why governments don't learn The great age of torture in modern memory.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -818) and index.
K5304 .R45 2007
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