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A Short History of Human Error: From 3, 000 BC to the Present Day
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A Short History of Human Error: From 3, 000 BC to the Present Day
by Thomson, Oliver

This is a candid, sometimes controversial study of the psychological or other flaws of political, religious and economic leaders from ancient times to the present day: from Rameses II to Colonel Gaddafi, from Genghis Khan to Stalin and Hitler, from Buddha or Saint Paul to Martin Luther or Ron Hubbard, from bipolar, insecure, asthmatic or sex-addicted presidents to alcoholic prime ministers, mad kings, obese emperors and kleptomaniac dictators. Amongst their followers we find psychopathic police chiefs, gay generals, crazed philosophers, epileptic prophets and ludomaniac business- men. We look at how the minor personality disorders and health problems of the few have led frequently to considerable misery for the many.

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Publication date: 09 Dec 2013

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9781909421264

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:8309

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