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Gilbert Alter-gilbert (?):

The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny (?)

ISBN: 9781616088309 (?) or 1616088303, in english, Skyhorse Publishing Inc. hardcover, New

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Gilbert Alter-gilbert, Books, History, The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny, The Desktop Digest of Dictators and Despots is a compendium and quick reference guide to history’s most notorious absolutist rulers and authoritarian regimes. In a handsome hardcover format, this handy encyclopedia of totalitarians is as informative as it is titillating, a lurid panorama of history’s most malignant autarchs with original full-color portraits and accompanying psychobiographical profiles. From pharaohs to ayatollahs, from Caesar to Hitler, here are fifty-three profiles of history’s most warped personalities and their shocking crimes.   Roman Emperor Nero, who lit the roads to the Coliseum’s night games by lining them with human torches made of the burning bodies of crucified ChristiansAlfredo Stroessner, under whose administration Paraguay offered comfortable refuge to former Nazis while rifle-toting “sportsmen” flocked to the countryside on weekends to legally hunt Indians  Idi Amin, the dictator of Uganda, where power outages at the capitol were a routine occurrence because the sluiceways at the nearby hydroelectric dam were clogged with the bodies of so many citizens executed in his torture cells that the pampered local disposal team—the crocodiles—couldn’t eat them fast enough   The horrifying pageant of tyranny has trailed in its wake a vicious train of exploitation, intolerance and oppression—war, conquest, subjugation, slavery, imprisonment, torture and execution—which continues unabated to the present day. Dictators never disappoint when it comes to proving that absolute power corrupts absolutely. This is the perfect handbook for educators, armchair historians, and pop-culture pundits.  
1616088303 - Gilbert Alter-Gilbert: The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny
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Gilbert Alter-Gilbert (?):

The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny (?)

ISBN: 1616088303 (?) or 9781616088309, in english, Skyhorse Publishing, hardcover, Used

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biographies,encyclopedias and subject guides,fascism,historical,historical study and educational resources,history,history and theory,ideologies and doctrines,political science,politics and government, The Desktop Digest of Dictators and Despots is a compendium and quick reference guide to history's most notorious absolutist rulers and authoritarian regimes. In a handsome hardcover format, this handy encyclopedia of totalitarians is as informative as it is titillating, a lurid panorama of history's most malignant autarchs with original full-color portraits and accompanying psychobiographical profiles. From pharaohs to ayatollahs, from Caesar to Hitler, here are fifty-three profiles of history's most warped personalities and their shocking crimes. � Roman Emperor Nero, who lit the roads to the Coliseum's night games by lining them with human torches made of the burning bodies of crucified ChristiansAlfredo Stroessner, under whose administration Paraguay offered comfortable refuge to former Nazis while rifle-toting "sportsmen" flocked to the countryside on weekends to legally hunt Indians� Idi Amin, the dictator of Uganda, where power outages at the capitol were a routine occurrence because the sluiceways at the nearby hydroelectric dam were clogged with the bodies of so many citizens executed in his torture cells that the pampered local disposal team-the crocodiles-couldn't eat them fast enough � The horrifying pageant of tyranny has trailed in its wake a vicious train of exploitation, intolerance and oppression-war, conquest, subjugation, slavery, imprisonment, torture and
9781616088309 - Gilbert Alter-Gilbert: The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny
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Gilbert Alter-Gilbert (?):

The Desktop Digest of Despots and Dictators: An A to Z of Tyranny (?)

ISBN: 9781616088309 (?) or 1616088303, in english, Skyhorse Publishing, hardcover, New

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