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More of History's Worst Decisions And The People Who Made Them
Author: Ian Whitelaw

ISBN: 9781742669649
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1 August 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 17.0 x 1.9
A lighthearted look at fifty more misguided, absurd, and disastrous decisions, revealing the people who made them and explaining why they went so spectacularly wrong.

If the road to damnation is paved with the best of intentions, then the road to disaster is paved with what, at first sight, appeared to be a smart move. More of History's Worst Decisions features a second crop of humongous historical bloopers, ordered chronologically, starting with the granddaddy of them all, our hominid ancestors' decision to come down from the trees, and categorized into military, religion, culture, politics, scandal, environment and everyone's current favourite, economics.

About the Author

Ian Whitelaw is an editor and writer currently living on Vancouver Island, in Canada, where he and his wife run a small farm. Ian?s university studies included chemistry, physics and biology, as well as anthropology, in which he graduated from the University of Durham, UK with an Honours degree. As an author, contributor and editor, he has been involved in nu...

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