Triumph and Disaster : Five Historical Miniatures, Hardback

Triumph and Disaster : Five Historical Miniatures Hardback



A single Yes, a single No, a Too Soon or a Too Late makes that hour irrevocable for hundreds of generations while deciding the life of a single man or woman, of a nation, even the destiny of all humanity.

Five vivid dramatizations of some of the most pivotal episodes in human history, from the Fall of Constantinople to Scott's doomed attempt to reach the South Pole, bringing the past to life in brilliant technicolor.

Contents: Foreword The Field of Waterloo The Race to Reach the South Pole The Conquest of Byzantium The Sealed Train (Lenin's journey across Europe before the Russian Revolution) Wilson's Failure (Woodrow Wilson and Versailles)


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Pushkin Press
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  • Category: General & world history
  • ISBN: 9781782272748



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