Gentlemen's Blood, A History of Dueling: Bloomsbury, 2003
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From knights in armor to American newspaper editors, honor called for combat. A Smithsonian Selection.
"A splendid account.... Never, never did I imagine that dueling could be, as a strictly historical subject, so enthralling, outrageous, gruesome, tragic and, yes, ridiculous.... Lively humor and sparkling prose."
--The Wall Street Journal
"High-spirited history of the art.... Holland cheerfully, airily describes the many forms the duel has taken over the centuries."
--Los Angeles Times
"Nifty little book that's well worth reading ... compulsively interesting.... Holland's tone is absolutely, drop-dead astonishing, snarky and informative... After you read this book, give it to someone you like."
--Fort Worth Star-Telegram
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