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The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History

The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History

by David Borgenicht, Joshua Piven, Piers Marchant
     
 

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Best-seller history repeats itself with this dynamic new "almanac" format that broadens the scope and content of the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History offers step-by-step illustrated scenarios on how to win a joust, survive in a dungeon, and overcome other plights of yesteryear, but the volume also features

Overview

Best-seller history repeats itself with this dynamic new "almanac" format that broadens the scope and content of the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History offers step-by-step illustrated scenarios on how to win a joust, survive in a dungeon, and overcome other plights of yesteryear, but the volume also features hundreds of pages of additionaland hilariousinformation in the form of lists (the worst jobs to have during the Industrial Revolution), offbeat profiles (Attila the Hun, Idi Amin), Worst-Case Wisdom (bad advice), descriptions of disasters narrowly averted, and much more. Packed with charts, graphs, maps, and timelines, The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History is an invigorating look at all that's gone wrong in the past and the best way to prepare for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811873604
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Worst-Case Scenario
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

David Borgenicht, co-author of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, lives in Philadelphia, a city of great historical importance.
Joshua Piven, co-author of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, lives in Philadelphia, a city of great historical importance.
Piers Marchant is a Philadelphia-based writer and editor who has published everything from film reviews to How to Be Pope.

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