The History of Dictators – part 2

There is a bit of a sudden edit as we pick up part 2 of the History of Dictators.

We have more on Napoleon. We briefly discuss some famous historical dictators, including Pol Pot from Cambodia. We look at some people who could have been dictators but weren’t.

iTunes

Stitcher

Books we read:

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Otto)

The Oxford Dictionary of English

Tyrants – History’s 100 Most Evil Despots and Dictators by Nigel Cawthorne

Podcasts we listened to:

The History of Rome (more…)

Revolutions Podcast

In Our Time: Julius Caesar

Films we watched:

The Hunger Games (both of us). They are great and explore very interesting historical and political themes.

Websites we visited:

25 of History’s Deadliest Dictators

The image is of George Washington by Charles Wilson Peale, 1776. Licensed under Creative Commons.

 

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