How We Got the Past Wrong
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|Format: ||Paperback, 192 pages|
|Other Information: ||Black-and-white illustrations.|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 31 March 2016|
A fascinating read that debunks the popular myths that have clouded our understanding of historical events. Contents covers a abroad spectrum of world history, from the Roman Empire right up to the twentieth century. Entries include: Was Captain Scott iconic or incompetent? Did Benito Mussolini make the trains run on time? Was the Suffragette movement responsible for securing votes for women in Britain? From the author and publishers of A History of the World in Bite-sized Chunks (sold over 30,000 copies worldwide).
Sorting the facts from the historical fiction, Bad History exposes the falsehoods that have wrongly influenced our understanding of world history.
Michael O'Mara Books Ltd|
19.8 x 12.9 centimetres (0.15 kg)|
15+ years |