Napoleon's Hemorrhoids

Napoleon's Hemorrhoids

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This is a book about tiny events that had huge impacts. Some of these small events even changed the world. As you’ll see here in Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids, much of history turns out to be the consequences of small acts of fortune, accident or luck, good or bad. In the historical anecdote which lends its name to book, Napoleon’s painful attack of… See more details below

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This is a book about tiny events that had huge impacts. Some of these small events even changed the world. As you’ll see here in Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids, much of history turns out to be the consequences of small acts of fortune, accident or luck, good or bad. In the historical anecdote which lends its name to book, Napoleon’s painful attack of hemorrhoids on the morning of the famous battle of Waterloo keep him from his usual practice of inspecting the battlefield. You’ll learn that Marie Antoinette might have avoided execution if she hadn’t changed her escape plan at the last minute and how Nixon’s White House taping system which caused his downfall in the Watergate scandal was revealed by an aide accidentally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785830269
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2013
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
176,142
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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