100 Mistakes that Changed History

ISBN9780425236659
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedOctober 1, 2010
Pages400
AuthorBill Fawcett
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.34 Kg.
Height8.3 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth1.0 in.

100 Mistakes that Changed History

Bill Fawcett

PAPERBACK

October 1, 2010

Collected in one volume, here are backfires and blunders that collapsed empires, crashed economies, and altered the course of the world. 

From the Maginot Line to the Cuban Missile Crisis, history is filled with bad moves and not-so-bright ideas that snowballed into disasters and unintended consequences. 

This engrossing book looks at one hundred such tipping points. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The Caliphs of Baghdad spend themselves into bankruptcy. The Aztecs greet the Conquistadors with open arms. Mexico invites the Americans to Texas-and the Americans never leave. 

And the rest is history...

Buy 100 Mistakes that Changed History: Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed Empires, Crashed Economies, and Altered the Course of Our World by Bill Fawcett at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

100 Mistakes that Changed History

Bill Fawcett

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ISBN9780425236659
PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc.
PublishedOctober 1, 2010
Pages400
AuthorBill Fawcett
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.34 Kg.
Height8.3 in.
Width5.1 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

Collected in one volume, here are backfires and blunders that collapsed empires, crashed economies, and altered the course of the world. 

From the Maginot Line to the Cuban Missile Crisis, history is filled with bad moves and not-so-bright ideas that snowballed into disasters and unintended consequences. 

This engrossing book looks at one hundred such tipping points. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The Caliphs of Baghdad spend themselves into bankruptcy. The Aztecs greet the Conquistadors with open arms. Mexico invites the Americans to Texas-and the Americans never leave. 

And the rest is history...

Buy 100 Mistakes that Changed History: Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed Empires, Crashed Economies, and Altered the Course of Our World by Bill Fawcett at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

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