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The Great Big Book of Horrible Things

A compulsively readable and utterly original account of world history-from an atrocitologist's point ...

Matthew White

Matthew White is the creator of the online Historical Atlas of the 20th Century. His data has been cited by forty-five published books and eighty scholarly articles. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Books by Matthew White

  1. Book CoverAtrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History


    “An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes.”—New York TimesMore