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History's worst predictions : and the people who made them

Author: Eric Chaline
Publisher: New York : Chartwell Books, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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"Organized chronologically from Antiquity to modern times and beyond, History's worst predictions excavates the strata of history to expose the credulity and absurdity of humanity's prophetic utterances. Every aspect of human life--religion, politics, science, economy, culture, and war--has provided material for the most far-fetched and inaccurate of predictions." -- Cover, p. [4].
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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Chaline
ISBN: 9780785828136 0785828133
OCLC Number: 730944772
Description: 256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Eric Chaline.

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"Organized chronologically from Antiquity to modern times and beyond, History's worst predictions excavates the strata of history to expose the credulity and absurdity of humanity's prophetic utterances. Every aspect of human life--religion, politics, science, economy, culture, and war--has provided material for the most far-fetched and inaccurate of predictions." -- Cover, p. [4].

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