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Gangrene, Introduction by Peter Benenson, Kenya, Algeria, France, Colonial Great Britain

Gangrene, Introduction by Peter Benenson, Kenya, Algeria, France, Colonial Great Britain

$9.99

This is the shocking exposure of how the police and security forces of Great Britain and France have systemically and increasingly made use of torture and violence to extract information and to humiliate political prisoners."- from the rear panel blurb. Written by various people - who had either suffered torture at the hands of police/security forces or took the statements of people who had suffered in that manner. This book takes to statements of young Algerians tortured in France and of a Kenyan tortured during the Kenyan uprising. Introduction by Peter Benenson.

Paperback published in 1959. 1st Ed, 1st printing. Copy in GC, pages lightly tanned, light edge wear and creasing. Handsome copy.

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Like new: A book in excellent condition. Cover is shiny and undamaged, and the dust jacket is included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins.

Very good (VGC): A book that has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no major creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.

Good (GC): A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.

Acceptable: A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.


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