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    Assassinations that Changed the World by Nigel Cawthorne

    Assassinations that Changed the World by Nigel Cawthorne

    I’m kind of a dummy when it comes to history, owing to a very flawed educational system combined with a lack of curiosity as an adult. It’s something that I’ve intentionally sought to change over the years, but there’s just so much to catch up on. I appreciate books like this one, which is an overview for those of us who are clueless about history. Assassinations that Changed the World reads kind of like a Wikipedia rabbit hole: learning about one person’s death leads to another, which leads to another, and so on. The book covers well-known figures, such as Archduke Franz Ferdinand, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr.,…