Pistols at Dawn: A History of Duelling

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After the gross and unjustifiable insults you have offered me both as a soldier and a gentleman, I conclude you must be prepared to give me that satisfaction I am entitled to. I am therefore to request that you will name a place and hour of meeting.'So runs a typical challenge to a duel from the early 19th century; formal, polite - and potentially fatal. Duelling is deeply imbedded in our collective consciousness, through numerous films and novels; it evokes a golden past, of gentlemen defending their honour (or that of ...

Pistols At Dawn: A history of duelling 2011, Piatkus Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780749929961

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Pistols at Dawn: A History of Duelling 2008, Piatkus Books

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Pistols at Dawn: A History of Duelling 2007, Piatkus Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780749951023

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