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Geoffrey Abbott. Execution: A Guide to the Ultimate Penalty. Summersdale. 2005. 287pp.

John J. Eddleston. Encyclopaedia of Executions. John Blake Publishing. 2004. 960pp.

V. A. C. Gatrell. The Hanging Tree: Execution and the English People, 1770-1868. Oxford University Press. 1996. 656pp.

Louis P. Masur. Rites of Execution: Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American Culture, 1776-1865. Oxford University Press. 1991. 224pp.

Camille Naish. Death Comes to the Maiden: Sex and Execution, 1431-1933. Taylor & Francis. 1991. 274pp.

Helen Prejean. The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions. SCM-Canterbury Press. 2006. 310pp.

Petrus Spierenburg. The Spectacle of Suffering: Executions and the Evolution of Repression: From a Preindustrial Metropolis to the European Experience. Cambridge University Press. 1984. 274pp.

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