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Twentieth-century book of the dead

Author: Gil Elliot
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1973.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Elliot
ISBN: 0140036679 9780140036671
OCLC Number: 16247757
Notes: Originally published, London: Allen Lane, 1972.
Includes index.
Description: x, 242 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 18 cm
Contents: I. Introduction: Death of the People --
2. The European Soldier in the First World War --
3. The Russians in the Twentieth Century --
4. China in the Twentieth Century --
5. The Jews of Europe --
6. The Rest of the Second World War, 1939-45 --
7. Other Twentieth-Century Conflicts --
8. The Unreconstructed World --
9. Agents of Death --
10. The Death Process --
11. The Dance of Death --
12. The Petrified Forest --
13. The Inheritance --
14. Nation of the Dead --
15. The Living World and the World of Death --
Appendix A: Notes Towards a New Necrology --
Appendix B: Statistical Appendix.
Responsibility: Gil Elliot.


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A core book for understanding the scale of human made violence

by Tjebbe (WorldCat user published 2012-09-20) Excellent Permalink

A nation of the dead, in the order of 110 million, say the whole population - at that time in the early seventies of last century - of the United States of America, has been produced by human violence in the first seven decades...
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