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Playing God : seven fateful moments when great men met to change the world

Author: Charles L Mee
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using an inventive, lively approach and brilliant command of detail, Mee (author of the critically acclaimed Genius of the People and Meeting at Potsdam) reproduces seven singular moments when heads  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mee, Charles L.
Playing God.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1993
(OCoLC)610209167
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Mee
ISBN: 0671678884 9780671678883
OCLC Number: 28067610
Description: 269 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem of knowing : Pope Leo the Great and Attila the Hun --
The illusion of power : Henry VIII and Francis I --
The inevitability of surprise : Cortés and Moctezuma --
The principle of contingency : Metternich, Castlereagh, Talleyrand and others --
The false lessons of history : Wilson, Clemenceau, and Lloyd George --
The rule of unintended consequences : Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin --
The fantasy of realism : Bush, Kohl, Mitterand and others.
Responsibility: Charles L. Mee, Jr.
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