Was Napoleon Poisoned: and Other Unsolved Mysteries of Royal History

Was Napoleon Poisoned: and Other Unsolved Mysteries of Royal History

by Peter Haugen
     
 

Did King Herod slaughter Bethlehem's babies? Who was the real King Arthur? What made George III insane? Was Princess Diana murdered? Discover the secrets of royal history's most enduring mysteries and scandals, from ancient times to the present. You'll learn the historical context, scientific findings, theories, and controversies surrounding each puzzling episode, and…  See more details below

Overview

Did King Herod slaughter Bethlehem's babies? Who was the real King Arthur? What made George III insane? Was Princess Diana murdered? Discover the secrets of royal history's most enduring mysteries and scandals, from ancient times to the present. You'll learn the historical context, scientific findings, theories, and controversies surrounding each puzzling episode, and you'll see how investigators have used every means available—including the latest historical research, psychological analysis, forensic technology, and sheer guesswork—to shed new light on these fascinating regal conundrums.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470041260
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Haugen is an accomplished university lecturer and journalist and is the author of World History For Dummies. He contributed to the books Condensed Knowledge and Forbidden Knowledge, and he has been a frequent contributor to History magazine.

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