The Electric Chair and the History of the Death PenaltyBook - 2015
". "Old Sparky" covers the history of capital punishment in America and the "current wars" between Edison and Westinghouse which led to the development of the electric chair. It examines how the electric chair became the most popular method of execution in America, before being superseded by lethal injection"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Carrel Books, 
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 364.660973 G
Characteristics: xii, 257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm