"Though Hudson's choice of cases prefigures his conclusions, his evidence is incisive enough to challenge, if not disarm, the ill-informed hatemongering of those who advocate the killing of public leaders. (30 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
Does the killing of kings and religious leaders do anyone any good? British historian Hudson (War and the Media
, not reviewed) looks at 18 famous cases and finds that only one might have accomplished the killer's goals.
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