Left-Handed History of World
About 10 percent of the population is left-handed. However 16 percent of American presidents have been lefties. In fact, a disproportionately high number of left-handers factor in influential moments through history from Julius Caesar to Bill Gates. Through fascinating case studies of notables from ancient to modern times, Ed Wright explains the secret of lefty success. Psychology meets history in this fascinating and popular look at being left-handed and its effects on our world.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbmackay - LibraryThing
A not-very-serious run-down of left handers who have made their mark on the world from Ramses II to Obama. More pop-psychology than real history, I enjoyed the fund of trivia gems hidden in the text. Read November 2013. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sally_Newton - LibraryThing
I agree with the points made in the previous review, but this is a useful book in the sense that it is a good overview of left-handed people throughout history. There are people mentioned in this work ... Read full review