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100 mistakes that changed history : backfires and blunders that collapsed empires, crashed economies, and altered the course of our world

Author: Bill Fawcett
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Maginot Line to the Cuban Missile Crisis, history is filled with bad moves and not-so-bright ideas that snowballed into disasters and unintended consequences. This engrossing book looks at one hundred such tipping points. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The Caliphs of Baghdad spend themselves into bankruptcy. The Aztecs greet the Conquistadors with open arms. Mexico invites the Americans to Texasand the Americans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fawcett, Bill.
100 mistakes that changed history.
New York : Berkley Books, 2010
(DLC) 2010028546
(OCoLC)555642808
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Fawcett
ISBN: 9781101439678 110143967X 9781101443675 1101443677
OCLC Number: 688490267
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: One hundred mistakes that changed history
Responsibility: Bill Fawcett.

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From the Maginot Line to the Cuban Missile Crisis, history is filled with bad moves and not-so-bright ideas that snowballed into disasters and unintended consequences. This engrossing book looks at one hundred such tipping points. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The Caliphs of Baghdad spend themselves into bankruptcy. The Aztecs greet the Conquistadors with open arms. Mexico invites the Americans to Texasand the Americans never leave.

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