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The Grand Inquisitor's Manual

The Grand Inquisitor's Manual( )
Author: Kirsch, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-06-170174-0
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $11.99
Book Description:

The inquisitorial apparatus that was first invented in the Middle Ages remained in operation for the next six-hundred years, and it has never been wholly dismantled. As we shall see, an unbroken thread links the friar-inquisitors who set up the rack and the pyre in southern France in the early thirteenth century to the torturers and executioners of Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia in the mid-twentieth century. Nor does the thread stop at Auschwitz or the Gulag; it can be traced...
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Kirsch, Jonathan (Author)
He is a book columnist for The Los Angeles Times & author of the bestselling & critically acclaimed King david: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel, Moses: A Life & Harlot by the Side of the Road, writes & lectures widely. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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