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Historical blunders

Author: Geoffrey Regan
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging from classical Greece and Rome to the Cold War era, the author takes readers on a lively tour of historical mishaps and miscalculations, from the Dutch prince who set up his own death to the Romanian dictator who made his dog a colonel in the army.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Regan, Geoffrey.
Historical blunders.
London : Andre Deutsch, 2002
(OCoLC)627912181
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Regan
ISBN: 0233050655 9780233050652 184222591X 9781842225912
OCLC Number: 48932873
Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The human condition --
Those who presumed too far --
A blundering profession --
Social and economic blunders --
Religious blunders --
Technology, transport, and exploration.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Regan.

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Ranging from classical Greece and Rome to the Cold War era, the author takes readers on a lively tour of historical mishaps and miscalculations, from the Dutch prince who set up his own death to the Romanian dictator who made his dog a colonel in the army.

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