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A History of Violence: From the End of the Middle Ages to the Present

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Violence is so much in the news today that we may find it hard to believe that it is less prevalent than it was in the past. But this is exactly what the distinguished historian Robert Muchembled argues in this major new work on the history of violence. He shows that brutality and homicide have been in decline since the thirteenth century. The thesis of a 'civilizing proce ...more
Hardcover, 388 pages
Published December 27th 2011 by Polity Press (first published August 21st 2008)
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Robert Muchembled is a French historian.

Né le 4 mars 1944 à Liévin (62), Robert Muchembled est agrégé d'histoire (1967), docteur de troisième cycle (1974) et docteur d'État en histoire (1985, Université de Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne, sous la direction de Pierre Goubert). Sa biographie figure dans le Who’s Who et le Who’s Who in the World.
Actuellement professeur de classe exceptionnelle à l'Univers
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