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Massacre An Historical Perspective by Eric Carlton

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Published by Pinter Pub Ltd .
Written in English


  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history,
  • Military Science (Specific Aspects),
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10531037M
ISBN 100718514696
ISBN 109780718514693

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Massacre Paperback – January 1, by James Warner Bellah (Author)5/5(1). I read this book not knowing much about the (Southern Utah) Mountain Meadows Massacre. The story began long before the killing of innocent Arkansan men, women, and children. Did the Mormons really believe they could keep wholesale mass murder a secret? The book spoke more of human nature and religion than of murderers/5(86).   American Massacre is a standalone book that tells the tale of a tragedy back in the mids. I got this book to read because history fascinates me and I had never heard of this incident. Beware though, the author doesn't really get into the details of the massacre until the second half of the book.4/5. ― Buzz Bissinger “A powerful book, a harrowing case study made all the more so by Madigan's skillful, clear-eyed telling of it.” ― Adam Nossiter, The New York Times Book Review "A sobering, frightening account of what happens when that foul beast, racism, breaks its fragile leash."-- Kirkus, starred by:

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Boston Massacre, , pre-Revolutionary incident growing out of the resentment against the British troops sent to Boston to maintain order and to enforce the Townshend troops, constantly tormented by irresponsible gangs, finally (Mar. 5, ) fired into a rioting crowd and killed five men—three on the spot, two of wounds later. Among them are American folk singer Woody Guthrie's "Ludlow Massacre", Texas country singer Jason Boland's "Ludlow", and Irish musician Andy Irvine's "The Monument (Lest We Forget)". Upton Sinclair's novel King Coal is loosely based on the origin and aftermath of the Ludlow : Recognition of the United Mine Workers of .   The My Lai Massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. A company of American soldiers brutally killed more than . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.