Lies, Damned Lies and History: A Catalogue of Historical Errors and Misunderstandings

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History Press, May 1, 2010 - History - 256 pages
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This collection takes the reader on a journey, century-by-century, showing how the truth that is usually taken for granted is a far cry from the facts. Amusing anecdotes and little-known facts travels through history, while teasing cross-references show how obscure events are linked. This is not a book for those who like their history sugarcoated, but for those who truly want to see the past as it was. Any history lover will delight in these revealing, hilarious lessons of how historical events didn't always unfold as was thought.

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Review: Lies, Damned Lies and History: A Catalogue of Historical Errors and Misunderstandings

User Review  - Shana Dennis - Goodreads

Pretty nifty little book on history. Only problem I found with it was the tiny font size. Read full review

Review: Lies, Damned Lies and History: A Catalogue of Historical Errors and Misunderstandings

User Review  - Stupidusatmaildotcom - Goodreads

Good bits of info on varied topics. However, the author seems to be hell bent on proving that American Indians treated the nature in effect no better than "white man". Recent evidence on the contrary ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Face That Launched aThousand Quips
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Reverending Story
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Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Graeme Donald is the author of Fighting Talk and Sticklers, Sideburns and Bikinis.

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