A KALEIDOSCOPE OF JUSTICE Containing Authentic Accounts of Trial Scenes From All Times and Climes

Author: Wigmore (John H.)
Year: 1941
Publisher: Washington Law Book Co. (Washington)
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
Price: 20.00
Hardback. Contains authentic accounts of over 142 trials of varied styles throughout the countries of the world since the dawn of history, to perform a special function called "justice." It is justice on a fairly simple level - the level of persons who are in fear of men that disturb the social harmony and who wish to see them punished, which in many cases meant removal altogether. Contents include : Part I Europe; Part II Asia; Part III Africa; Part IV America (North America and Latin America); Part V Oceania; Part VI The Ancient Law-Peoples. With Epilogue, Index of Topics and Names and Index of Authors Quoted or Cited. 750pp. lge. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Lightly browned edges, small mk. to fr. cover o/w Vg+. A heavy book which will required additional postage.


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