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Bygone Punishments

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The history of corporal punishment provides a fascinating window into societal attitudes towards law and order, gender relationships and generational discipline as well. Although a somewhat macabre subject, it affords the interested reader an unparalleled insight into the functioning of past societies, as well as various cultures around the world, in the present day.

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