A fascinating read that debunks the popular myths that have clouded our understanding of historical events. Contents covers a abroad spectrum of world history, from the Roman Empire right up to the twentieth century. Entries include: Was Captain Scott iconic or incompetent? Did Benito Mussolini make the trains run on time? Was the Suffragette movement responsible for securing votes for women in Britain?
From the author and publishers of A History of the World in Bite-sized Chunks (sold over 30,000 copies worldwide).