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 14 days 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 20 days 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 4 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 6 months ago by KF