The Secret History of the Great Dictators: Idi Amin & Emperor Bokassa I

The Secret History of the Great Dictators: Idi Amin & Emperor Bokassa I

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by Diane Law
     
 

A fascinating history of the lives of two of Africa's most notorious dictators. Each in their own ways, Idi Amin and Bokassa set new levels of sheer madness and cruelty, and helped to define the modern tyrant. From Idi Amin's obsession with Queen Victoria, to Bokassa's cruel, cannibalistic excesses, this is a brief, but very readable guide to two dark chapters in

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A fascinating history of the lives of two of Africa's most notorious dictators. Each in their own ways, Idi Amin and Bokassa set new levels of sheer madness and cruelty, and helped to define the modern tyrant. From Idi Amin's obsession with Queen Victoria, to Bokassa's cruel, cannibalistic excesses, this is a brief, but very readable guide to two dark chapters in post-colonial African history

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780333373
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
08/18/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
362,716
File size:
1 MB

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