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978-0-06-092255-9 / 9780060922559

Legends , Lies: & Cherished Myths of World History

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Publisher:William Morrow Paperbacks

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Was there really a valiant little Dutch boy, a protesting Lady Godiva, a fiddling Nero, or a prudish Queen Victoria? No, says Shenkman &.No person, event, or thing is safe from Shenkmans corrections.
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Founder of George Mason Universitys History News Network and bestselling author of Presidential Ambition and One Night Stands with American History, Rick Shenkman is an historian, a rebel, and a myth debunker par excellence. In Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History, he explodes some of the most honored and long-held misconceptions about kings and despots, wars and empires, religions, inventions, from the glory days of the Roman Empire to the dark days of World War Two. Fascinating, edifying, and irreverent, here is the real world history you were never taught in schoolfor history buffs and confirmed trivia fanatics everywhere!

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