The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless History Fact-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Historical Trivia You'll Never Need to Know

The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless History Fact-O-Pedia: A Startling Collection of Historical Trivia You'll Never Need to Know

by Charlotte Lowe, Emma Wilson, Rachel Federman, Garry Gennett
     
 

Did you know: One of the more obvious typos in the U.S. Constitution is the misspelling of the word “Pensylvania” above the names of the signatories; or that in 682 A.D. the drought was so bad that the Saxons in the south of England eventually ate their children! Organized from A to Z, there are more than 1,000 historical trivia tidbits for you to

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Did you know: One of the more obvious typos in the U.S. Constitution is the misspelling of the word “Pensylvania” above the names of the signatories; or that in 682 A.D. the drought was so bad that the Saxons in the south of England eventually ate their children! Organized from A to Z, there are more than 1,000 historical trivia tidbits for you to peruse. Start off with little known facts about Abraham Lincoln, and continue until you’ve discovered hidden gems about Yosemite National Park, Zeus, and more! The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless History Fact-O-Pedia is a treasure trove for the inquiring mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616082093
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
712,147
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Lowe has spent the last twelve years as a book editor. Having lived in four countries and visited twenty-five, she has a voracious appetite for cultural knowledge and trivia. She is a cultural attaché based in Toronto, Canada.

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