100 Mistakes That Changed History

Examines bad decisions that changed the course of history, including Little Big Horn, the policies that lead to the Dust Bowl, and the Bay of Pigs invasion.

100 Mistakes That Changed History

Examines bad decisions that changed the course of history, including Little Big Horn, the policies that lead to the Dust Bowl, and the Bay of Pigs invasion.

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100 Mistakes That Changed History
Language: en
Pages: 387
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Berkley

Examines bad decisions that changed the course of history, including Little Big Horn, the policies that lead to the Dust Bowl, and the Bay of Pigs invasion.
100 Mistakes that Changed History
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-05 - Publisher: Penguin

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
101 Stumbles in the March of History
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-06 - Publisher: Penguin

An all-new compendium of 101 historic screw-ups from the author of 100 Mistakes that Changed History. DID I DO THAT??? When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go “to the strongest”. . . but would rival factions have descended into war if he’d
Trust Me, I Know What I'm Doing
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-04 - Publisher: Penguin

Hindsight hurts. * The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act, having the American colonies pay for their own defense—which instead starts a revolution. * In 1929, President Herbert Hoover decides to let the economy fix itself…and the Great Depression gets greater. * Nixon tapes everything he says in the Oval
Men at War
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Bill Fawcett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-01 - Publisher: Penguin

Epic battles?as seen through the eyes of the men who fought them. From Gettysburg to D-Day, history?s most momentous battles have been recounted to the world on a grand scale. This book, for the first time ever, looks at man?s most epic battles from the point of view of the