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The History Hit Miscellany of Facts, Figures and Fascinating Finds (Hardback)History Hit (author)
From the third man on the moon to the oldest known shark attack, this hugely entertaining miscellany is packed with jaw-dropping facts and astonishing trivia to astonish even the most hardened history buff.
Have you ever wondered who the third man on the moon was? Did you know that Dick Whittington really was the medieval Mayor of London? Why was a pigeon a hero to the American army? What's the difference between a dolmen and a barrow? Who were the Wu, Wei and Shu Han? Was Napoleon really small?
Who said 'Pardon me, sir, I didn't mean to' just before they were executed? When was the oldest known shark attack?
The answers to all these questions and so much more are contained within this wonderful miscellany of historical facts, figures and fascinating finds which will enthral, entertain and inform everyone who loves history and wants to know more about more.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 700 g
Dimensions: 216 x 130 x 30 mm
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