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Description de l’éditeur

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

Evangelists of human progress meet their opposite in Matthew White’s epic examination of history’s one hundred most violent events, or, in White’s piquant phrasing, “the numbers that people want to argue about.” Reaching back to the Second Persian War in 480 BCE and moving chronologically through history, White surrounds hard facts (time and place) and succinct takeaways (who usually gets the blame?) with lively military, social, and political histories.

GENRE
Histoire
SORTIE
2011
7 novembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
688
Pages
ÉDITEUR
W. W. Norton & Company
TAILLE
6
Mo

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