Legends , Lies & Cherished Myths of World History

Legends , Lies & Cherished Myths of World History

Richard Shenkman


“Was there relatively a valiant little Dutch boy, a protesting girl Godiva, a fiddling Nero, or a prudish Queen Victoria? No, says Shenkman ….No individual, occasion, or factor is secure from Shenkman’s corrections.”
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Founder of George Mason University’s heritage information community and bestselling writer of Presidential Ambition and One evening Stands with American History, Rick Shenkman is an historian, a insurgent, and a fable debunker par excellence. In Legends, Lies & adored Myths of worldwide History, he explodes probably the most commemorated and long-held misconceptions approximately kings and despots, wars and empires, religions, innovations, from the honor days of the Roman Empire to the darkish days of global conflict . interesting, edifying, and irreverent, this is the genuine global historical past you have been by no means taught in school—for background buffs and proven trivialities lovers all over!

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