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By Carl Sifakis

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main entire guide on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries aspect history’s such a lot turbulent moments, together with the date, situation, and entire description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding every one historic occasion. the following are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed by means of Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed through a automobile bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed by means of Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed through Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: best Minister of India killed via an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed via Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed by way of John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And 1000's more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations through kingdom, and extra readings flip it into an important reference for heritage academics, scholars, crime buffs, and those that are keen on “the so much infamous acts in their kind.”

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Dust levels in the Quelccaya ice core peaked slightly earlier, at around AD 900. While there had been several earlier dry periods, the ANCIENT CULTURES AND CLIMATE CHANGE impacts of the AD 1,100 drought were probably greater, since the population had become dependent on raised-field agriculture that required an abundant supply of water. On the other hand, major ENSO-related flood events at AD 690 and AD 1,300 on the Rio Moquegua, southwest of Lake Titicaca in southern Peru, did not lead to valley abandonment (Magilligan and Goldstein, 2001).

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