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Encyclopedia of Assassinations (Facts on File Library of World History)

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    Carl Sifakis(Author)
This A to Z reference explores the stories surrounding more than 400 assassinations and other attempts at politically motivated violence. Giving readers a privileged glimpse of some of history's most turbulent moments, the book's narrative entries detail well-known attacks, attempts, and plots against political figures. Entries on recent assassinations are included, as well as new infomation on historical cases, such as the 1327 murder of Edward II, the 1971 KGB plot against dissenter novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and the death of South African student leader Steven B. Biko in 1977. This revised edition contains 24 new assassinations including those of Ian Gow, Rabbi Meir Kahane, Rajiv Gandhi, Mohammed Boudiaf, Yitzhak Rabin, Ranasinghe Premadasa, Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu and Arkan (Zeljko Rznatovic).

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  • PDF | 258 pages
  • Carl Sifakis(Author)
  • Facts On File Inc; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Mar. 2001)
  • English
  • 7
  • Society, Politics & Philosophy

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