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Assassinations and Executions: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence, 1865-1986

By: Lentz III, Harris M.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland & Company, Inc.: 1988

Book ID: EC13744BB


BU5 - Book has taped label on the spine, library stamping on the page edges, title page, and back loose endpaper with label and cardholder adhered, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Black covered boards with gilt lettering. View more info

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The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance

By: Piccolomini, Manfredi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12386


BZ4 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. A discussion of the Renaissance revival of parricide and tyrannicide based specifically on Marcus Brutus' assassination of Caesar. The author examines how renaissance humanists saw this as an example of a historical figure transformed into a mythical figure of the just citizen rebelling and the unjust tyrant, accomplishe... View more info