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Pistols at dawn : a history of duelling

Author: Richard Hopton
Publisher: London : Piatkus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

A fascinating new history of the duel, packed with eyewitness accounts


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hopton
ISBN: 9780749929961 0749929960
OCLC Number: 704489547
Notes: Originally published: London: Portrait, 2007.
Description: viii, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: part I. The anatomy of a duel --
part II. The story of the duel.
Responsibility: Richard Hopton.


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A fluent and entertaining history of the practice of duelling * THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT * A learned, absorbing account of duelling * LITERARY REVIEW * A compelling account of this bizarre Read more...

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