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text A History of Ambition in 50 Hoaxes

Summary

What do the Trojan Horse, Piltdown Man, Keely Motor Company, and Ponzi Scheme have in common? They were all famous hoaxes, carefully designed and bolstered with false evidence.

Contents
1. The original Trojan horse -- What really happened at Troy? -- 2. The forgery underlying the power of medieval popes -- Constantine, Christian emperor of the Greek East and the Latin West -- 3. A letter from the mythical Prester John -- Imaginin... Read more
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xvi, 270 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Tilbury House Publishers 2016

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TADL-WOOD YA 001.9 EAT in Young Adult Collection Available

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