Female Caligula: Ranavalona, the Mad Queen of Madagascar

Laidler, Keith

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Éditeur
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Pages
232
Parution
septembre 2005
Format
Cartonné
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
207 × 159 × 20 cm
EAN
9780470022238
  • Résumé

Ounce for ounce as insane as her Roman counterpart, Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar surpassed Caligula's legendary cruelty a million times over. Beginning in 1828, her 35-year reign was measured in bodies: a million of her own subjects were ritually executed; ten thousand slaves perished in a week.
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