Assassins' Deeds: A History of Assassination from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day: A History of Assassination from the Pharaohs of Egypt to the Present Day 1789143519, 9781789143515

Assassins have been killing the powerful and famous for at least 3,000 years. Personal ambition, revenge and anger have

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Assassins' Deeds: A History of Assassination from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day: A History of Assassination from the Pharaohs of Egypt to the Present Day
 1789143519, 9781789143515

Table of contents :
Contents
Prologue
1 The Ancient World
2 The Roman Empire and the Dark Ages
3 The Age of Chivalry
4 The Wars of Religion
5 The Age of Revolution
6 The Modern Age: World Wars and Terrorism
7 The Ones That Got Away
Select Bibliography
Photo Acknowledgements
Index

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