Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irish


After falling for one historical misconception too many, the moment has come to set the record straight, once and for all. Leading the way in this modern crusade comes Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irish, a lighthearted guide  that reveals the many myths, fabrications and ambiguities found in the annals of world history. For example, Winston Churchill was not born in a ladies' toilet, Lucrezia Borgia was not an infamous poisoner and as you've guessed, "St Patrick Wasn't Irish"...Written with wit and fascinating insight, and covering numerous subjects - from royalty to religion, saints to statesmen, inventors and explorers, and the lives of famous read more

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ISBN:

9781782430360

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

20cm x 14cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

History

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 January 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrea Barham