Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The gruesome history of the guillotine

Adams, Cecil. “Does the head remain briefly conscious after decapitation (revisited)? The Straight Dope. June 12, 1998.


“History of the Guillotine.”

“Joseph Ignace Guillotin.” Whonamedit?

“The Guillotine Headquarters.”

Wilde, Robert. “Does The Head Of A Guillotined Individual Remain Briefly Alive?” About.Com.

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