101 Stumbles in the March of History

101 Stumbles in the March of History

What If the Great Mistakes in War, Government, Industry, and Economics Were Not Made?

Book - 2016
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"An all-new compendium of 101 historic screw-ups from the author of 100 Mistakes that Changed History. 'Did I do that???' When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go 'to the strongest'...but would rival factions have descended into war if he'd been a little more specific? What if the Vienna School of Art took a chance on a hopeful young student named Adolf Hitler? If Pope Clement VII granted King Henry VIII an annulment, England would likely still be Catholic today--and so would America. Bill Fawcett, author of 100 Mistakes That Changed History, offers a compendium of 101 all-new mammoth mistakes--from the ill-fated rule of Emperor Darius III to the equally ill-fated search for WMDs in Iraq--that will, unfortunately, never be forgotten by history"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780451477026
Branch Call Number: 909 F281o 2016
Characteristics: 419 pages ; 21 cm


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