Matthew White (historian)

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Matthew White is a popular history writer and self-described atrocitologist.[1][2] His work has received note from Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker.[1] His published works include The Great Big Book of Horrible Things (2011), an account of the 100 worst atrocities in world history.[3] The book has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian.[4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ a b Ranking History’s Atrocities by Counting the Corpses, New York Times, Nov 8, 2011.
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia of evil: a catalog of history's 100 worst atrocities". Christian Science Monitor. 2012-02-24. ISSN 0882-7729. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
  3. ^ "The Great Big Book of Horrible Things". Kirkus Reviews. 7 November 2011.
  4. ^ The Great Big Book of Horrible Things: The Definitive Chronicle of History's 100 Worst Atrocities
  5. ^ Italian translation
  6. ^ Portuguese translation
  7. ^ Romanian translation

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