Atrocitology : humanity's 100 deadliest achievements / Matthew White.
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate,
ISBN: 9780857861238 (pbk.) : 0857861239 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2011.
Was the 20th century the most violent in history? Are religions or tyrants, capitalism or communism the cause of most human suffering? Has violence increased or decreased over the course of history? In this work, White considers man's inhumanity to man across several thousand years of history.
xviii, 669 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
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