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Dictators and tyrants : absolute rulers and would-be rulers in world history

Author: Alan Axelrod; Charles Phillips
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles some 600 tyrants and would-be tyrants. Most entries include only one or two references or suggestions for further reading, and some have none--a serious lack in a starting-point reference. Entries are arranged alphabetically; there is no geographical or chronological indexing.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod; Charles Phillips
ISBN: 0816028664 9780816028665
OCLC Number: 29878291
Notes: Spine title: Dictators & tyrants.
Description: xi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Dictators & tyrants
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod and Charles Phillips.

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Profiles the individuals who took history into their hands to gain control of a people, an empire or a state, from the pharoahs of ancient Egypt to Saddam Hussein in our own time.  Read more...

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