Full of interesting history, and written with an entertaining style that makes it a fun read.
The author pulls off this very fine line well, which is hard to do with such a controversial subject and with the limited data available for much of history.
The author has a couple of nice appendices where he crunches some numbers for determining who and what are the greatest killers.
A clear, concise and amazingly enlighting vision on the landmarks of human kind abjection. And at the same time incredibly amusing with rare drops of fine humour.Published 1 month ago by juan rios
The title and the format scream that this is a sensationalistic approach, but it really is far more substantive than you might think. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lyndonbrecht
If you're a history buff or just like reading about human nature you'll really enjoy this book. It gives a nice general overview of major historical events but don't expect it to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
ATROCITIES: THE 100 DEADLIEST EPISODES IN HUMAN HISTORY provides a blunt view at mankind’s destructive ways from the Second Persian War (480 BC) to the Second Congo War (2002). Read morePublished 5 months ago by DACHokie
EXCELLENT AND TRUE INFORMATION WITH DETAILS AND LIABLE SOURCES.Published 5 months ago by Bruno Marquez Brazao
My husband is a history nut but I am not. While I find it interesting, my attention span with a long history book wanes quickly. That being said, this book is great for both of us. Read morePublished 7 months ago by KF