Dictators and Tyrants

Dictators and Tyrants

Absolute Rulers and Would-be Rulers in World History

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Profiles the individuals who took history into their hands to gain control of a people, an empire or a state, from the pharoahs of ancient Egypt to Saddam Hussein in our own time

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Profiles some 600 tyrants and would-be tyrants. Most entries include only one or two references or suggestions for further reading, and some have none a serious lack in a starting-point reference. Entries are arranged alphabetically; there is no geographical or chronological indexing. Of use, perhaps, at the high school level and below. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1995
ISBN: 9780816028665
Branch Call Number: 920 AXE
Characteristics: xi, 340 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Charles 1948-


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