Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History

Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History

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by Matthew White
     
 

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“An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes.”—New York Times See more details below

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“An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes.”—New York Times

Editorial Reviews

NPR
“Genius.”
Washington Post
“[White] doesn’t take sides so much as report the facts—and the death tolls. . . . Full of fascinating information about parts of the world little-known to most Westerners.”
Military Review
“White . . . gives voice to the suffering of ordinary people that, inexorably, has defined every historical epoch.”
Christian Science Monitor
“A fascinating read thanks to White’s keen grasp of history and his wry take on the villains of the past.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393345230
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/13/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
714,849
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

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