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Famous assassinations in world history : an encyclopedia

Author: Michael Newton
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2014] 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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"Famous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia" offers more than 200 entries on assassinations of all kinds that will allow readers to grasp the often-complex motivating factors behind each event and better understand historical and contemporary social unrest. Each entry identifies the assassination target and summarizes that person's significance; discusses the person's assassination, including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 volumes : illustrations
(DLC) 2013031554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Newton
ISBN: 9781610692861 1610692861 9781785399190 1785399195
OCLC Number: 957637380
Description: 1 online resource (296 entries) : 100 images
Contents: Volume 1. A-P --
Volume 2. Q-Z.
Responsibility: Michael Newton.

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Representing a unique reference tool for readers interested in history, criminology, or terrorism, this book provides the most complete and up-to-date coverage of assassinations of key figures  Read more...

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