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Rituals of Retribution: Capital Punishment in Germany 1600-1987
Rituals of Retribution Capital Punishment in Germany 1600-1987
Author: Richard J. Evans, Oxford University Press, Oxford Univ Pr
The state has no greater power over its own citizens than that of killing them. This book examines the use of that supreme sanction in Germany, from the seventeenth century to the present. This remarkable and startling book casts new light on the history of German attitudes to law, deviance, cruelty, suffering and death, illuminating many aspec...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780198219682
ISBN-10: 0198219687
Publication Date: 1/30/1996
Pages: 1,014
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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