Atlas of History's Greatest Disasters & Mistakes: The 50 Most Significant Moments Explored in Words and Maps

Author(s): Tim Cooke

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50 fascinating stories of human error and natural disaster. Accurate, dynamic maps explore what caused the disasters or mistakes - and their consequences. Features a chronological collection of dramatic incidents from all fields of endeavor and from around the world. Insightful essays explain why things went wrong, and the effect they had on the people concerned.

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Tim Cooke studied at the University of Oxford. He has written extensively about historical and cultural subjects for children and adults, but specialises in ancient history, archaeology and American history. Among his most recent books are Concise History of World Religions and How to Change the World with a Ball of String: Random Acts and Objects that Made History. He works in publishing in London.

General Fields

  • : 9781906969110
  • : Park Lane Books
  • : Park Lane Books
  • : May 2013
  • : 227mm X 170mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Tim Cooke
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  • : Paperback
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  • : 100+ colour illustrations
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