Unsolved Mysteries of History: An Eye-Opening Investigation into the Most Baffling Events of All Time

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Wiley, Aug 16, 2001 - History - 240 pages
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* Who built Stonehenge?
* Why did the pharaohs build the pyramids?
* Did Richard III kill the princes in the tower?
* Could the Titanic have been saved?
* Did Hitler murder his niece?


"Like a sleuth, Aron pieces together the possible answers . . . It's an engaging way to learn more about history and the new evidence that sheds light on long-standing theories." --Daily Press

"Aron has produced a fascinating and judicious description of historical mysteries from the Neanderthals to Gorbachev. His entertaining account of historical controversies will leave every reader the wiser about the past." --Jack F. Matlock Jr., former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union

"With unerring good sense and in well-paced prose, Paul Aron solves as best he can the major who-done-its, did-it-happens, and did-it-have-to-happens of world history. Unsolved Mysteries of History should keep readers engaged well into the night."-- Adam Potkay, author, A Passion for Happiness

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User Review  - AprilBrown - LibraryThing

This book was a thumbnail sketch. Each chapter was excessively short, and contained only a paragraph or two more than the average public school history book. Most of the events covered are covered far ... Read full review

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User Review  - sedelia - LibraryThing

I'm a fan of historical mysteries, and with Stonehenge, the legend of King Arthur, the Easter Island statues, and a whole lot more, this book covers a lot in a short time. I really like the format of ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

PAUL ARON is also the author of Unsolved Mysteries of American History(Wiley). He has been an award-winning reporter for the Virginia Gazette, editorial director at Leo Douglas Publishers, executive editor at simon & Schuster, and editor at Anchor Press.

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