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War and Peace
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  • In describing a war or the subjugation of a people, a general historian looks for the cause of the event not in the power of one man, but in the interaction of many persons connected with the event.  (not reviewed by editor)

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  • The Taliban wants total subjugation to their religious law.

  • The Nazis subjugated most of Europe.

  • It is a paternal society that crushes dissent and subjugates women and minorities.

  • Now that he did, it was a startling thing, a dark catalog of subjugation and struggle.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun

  • They rejected marriage as subjugation.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet`s Nest

  • A word from her readings popped into her head: subjugation.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
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