The History of Torture
fascinating, often-gruesome, account of the use of torture
throughout history, this work is meticulously researched, and
enhanced by 110 etchings, photos, and paintings.
scholarly discussion places acts of body mutilation within a
conceptual framework that explores their similarities and
This is a very well-done photographic essay on body piercing. The photos
are imaginative, technically excellent, and more than a few display
a wry wit.