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Fascinating footnotes from history, Giles Milton

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Fascinating footnotes from history
Title
Fascinating footnotes from history
Statement of responsibility
Giles Milton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Did you know that Hitler took cocaine? That Stalin robbed a bank? That Charlie Chaplin's corpse was filched and held to ransom? Giles Milton is a master of historical narrative: in his characteristically engaging prose, Fascinating Footnotes From History details one hundred of the quirkiest historical nuggets; eye-stretching stories that read like
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Nz
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Milton, Giles
Dewey number
909
Index
index present
Intended audience
General
Literary form
non fiction
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  • History
  • World history
  • World politics
Label
Fascinating footnotes from history, Giles Milton
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I I Never Knew That About Hitler -- Hitler's English Girlfriend -- Hitler's American Nephew -- When Hitler Took Cocaine -- pt. II Jeez, It's Cold Out There -- A Corpse on Everest -- Drunk on the Titanic -- The Man Who Was Buried Alive -- pt. III Hell in Japan -- The Long War of Hiroo Onoda -- The Kamikaze Pilot Who Survived -- Surviving Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- pt. IV Ladies in Disguise -- Agatha Christie's Greatest Mystery -- Dressed to Kill -- Mission into Danger -- pt. V Man's Best Friend -- The Real War Horse -- Pigeon to the Rescue -- Barking for Victory -- pt. VI Guilty Until Proven Innocent -- Angel of Death -- Who Killed Rasputin? -- Till Death Us Do Part -- pt. VII Big-Time Adventure -- By Balloon to the North Pole -- Escape from Alcatraz -- A Lonely Trek Through the Andes -- pt. VIII I'm a Celebrity -- The First Celebrity Kidnap -- Sir Osman of Hyderabad -- The Very Strange Death of Alfred Loewenstein --
  • Contents note continued: pt. IX When Stalin Robbed a Bank -- The Mysterious Death of Joseph Stalin -- Red Frankenstein -- When Stalin Robbed a Bank -- pt. X It'll Never Happen to Me -- Cabin Boy on the Hindenburg -- Attack by Killer Whale -- Template for 9/11 -- pt. XI Escape from Hell -- Escape from Auschwitz -- Trapped in a Firestorm -- Captured by North Korea -- Rehearsal for D-Day -- pt. XII Just Plain Weird -- Ice Man -- Stealing Charlie Chaplin -- The Man Who Never Died -- pt. XIII Die-Hard Nazis -- How to Survive an SS Massacre -- Target America -- The Double Life of Dr Aribert Heim -- pt. XIV A Trio of Monsters -- The African Cannibal -- The Mad Baron of Mongolia -- How to Kill a Dictator -- pt. XV I Am a Hero -- Taking Hitler to Court -- Lone Wolf -- Fight of the Century -- pt. XVI Rule-Breakers -- The Unbelievable Missing Link -- The World's Most Secret Address -- The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa -- pt. XVII When Lenin Lost His Brain -- When Lenin Lost His Brain --
  • Contents note continued: Into the Monkey House -- The Human Freak Show -- pt. XVIII Just Bad Luck -- Freak Wave -- Japan's Deadly Balloon Bomb -- Never Go to Sea -- pt. XIX Not Quite Normal -- Eiffel's Rival -- Emperor of the United States -- The Man Who Bought His Wife -- pt. XX Mein Fuhrer -- Hitler's Final Hours -- Seizing Eichmann -- The Celebrity Executioner -- pt. XXI Get Me Out of Here! -- Trapped on an Iceberg -- Volcano of Death -- The Female Robinson Crusoe -- pt. XXII Oh! What a Lovely War -- The Last Post -- To Hell and Back -- Let's Talk Gibberish -- pt. XXIII Dial M for Murder -- Good Ship Zong -- The Suspicions of Inspector Dew -- Dead as a Dodo -- pt. XXIV The Great Escape -- A Sting in the Tale -- And Then There Were None -- Edwin Darling's Nightmare -- pt. XXV When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep -- When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep -- The Black Sheep -- Winston's Bombshell -- pt. XXVI A Question of Mistaken Identity -- The Double Life of Chevalier d'Eon --
  • Contents note continued: How to Catch a Spy -- The Last Secret of the Cold War -- pt. XXVII Kings, Queens and Madmen -- Getting Clinical: The Madness of King George -- How to Meet the Queen in Bed -- The Man with a Deadly Secret -- pt. XXVIII Papal Bull -- Accident by Design -- The Banquet of Chestnuts -- pt. XXIX Up and Away -- Into Thin Air -- Mountain of Death -- The Man Who Fell to Earth -- pt. XXX Beauty and the Beast -- Wild Child -- A Question of Sex -- The Beast that Came from Nowhere -- pt. XXXI Captives and Slaves -- The Last Stand -- Slave Girl in the Harem -- The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz -- All the President's Slaves -- pt. XXXII The Bubble that Burst -- The Worst Banker in History -- Bone Wars -- The Hidden Life of Jonathan Wild -- pt. XXXIII All About Sex -- The Last Eunuch of China -- Never Go to Bed with a Knife -- The Woman Who Gave Birth for Hitler
Control code
000056417230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781473608924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)923003065
Label
Fascinating footnotes from history, Giles Milton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I I Never Knew That About Hitler -- Hitler's English Girlfriend -- Hitler's American Nephew -- When Hitler Took Cocaine -- pt. II Jeez, It's Cold Out There -- A Corpse on Everest -- Drunk on the Titanic -- The Man Who Was Buried Alive -- pt. III Hell in Japan -- The Long War of Hiroo Onoda -- The Kamikaze Pilot Who Survived -- Surviving Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- pt. IV Ladies in Disguise -- Agatha Christie's Greatest Mystery -- Dressed to Kill -- Mission into Danger -- pt. V Man's Best Friend -- The Real War Horse -- Pigeon to the Rescue -- Barking for Victory -- pt. VI Guilty Until Proven Innocent -- Angel of Death -- Who Killed Rasputin? -- Till Death Us Do Part -- pt. VII Big-Time Adventure -- By Balloon to the North Pole -- Escape from Alcatraz -- A Lonely Trek Through the Andes -- pt. VIII I'm a Celebrity -- The First Celebrity Kidnap -- Sir Osman of Hyderabad -- The Very Strange Death of Alfred Loewenstein --
  • Contents note continued: pt. IX When Stalin Robbed a Bank -- The Mysterious Death of Joseph Stalin -- Red Frankenstein -- When Stalin Robbed a Bank -- pt. X It'll Never Happen to Me -- Cabin Boy on the Hindenburg -- Attack by Killer Whale -- Template for 9/11 -- pt. XI Escape from Hell -- Escape from Auschwitz -- Trapped in a Firestorm -- Captured by North Korea -- Rehearsal for D-Day -- pt. XII Just Plain Weird -- Ice Man -- Stealing Charlie Chaplin -- The Man Who Never Died -- pt. XIII Die-Hard Nazis -- How to Survive an SS Massacre -- Target America -- The Double Life of Dr Aribert Heim -- pt. XIV A Trio of Monsters -- The African Cannibal -- The Mad Baron of Mongolia -- How to Kill a Dictator -- pt. XV I Am a Hero -- Taking Hitler to Court -- Lone Wolf -- Fight of the Century -- pt. XVI Rule-Breakers -- The Unbelievable Missing Link -- The World's Most Secret Address -- The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa -- pt. XVII When Lenin Lost His Brain -- When Lenin Lost His Brain --
  • Contents note continued: Into the Monkey House -- The Human Freak Show -- pt. XVIII Just Bad Luck -- Freak Wave -- Japan's Deadly Balloon Bomb -- Never Go to Sea -- pt. XIX Not Quite Normal -- Eiffel's Rival -- Emperor of the United States -- The Man Who Bought His Wife -- pt. XX Mein Fuhrer -- Hitler's Final Hours -- Seizing Eichmann -- The Celebrity Executioner -- pt. XXI Get Me Out of Here! -- Trapped on an Iceberg -- Volcano of Death -- The Female Robinson Crusoe -- pt. XXII Oh! What a Lovely War -- The Last Post -- To Hell and Back -- Let's Talk Gibberish -- pt. XXIII Dial M for Murder -- Good Ship Zong -- The Suspicions of Inspector Dew -- Dead as a Dodo -- pt. XXIV The Great Escape -- A Sting in the Tale -- And Then There Were None -- Edwin Darling's Nightmare -- pt. XXV When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep -- When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep -- The Black Sheep -- Winston's Bombshell -- pt. XXVI A Question of Mistaken Identity -- The Double Life of Chevalier d'Eon --
  • Contents note continued: How to Catch a Spy -- The Last Secret of the Cold War -- pt. XXVII Kings, Queens and Madmen -- Getting Clinical: The Madness of King George -- How to Meet the Queen in Bed -- The Man with a Deadly Secret -- pt. XXVIII Papal Bull -- Accident by Design -- The Banquet of Chestnuts -- pt. XXIX Up and Away -- Into Thin Air -- Mountain of Death -- The Man Who Fell to Earth -- pt. XXX Beauty and the Beast -- Wild Child -- A Question of Sex -- The Beast that Came from Nowhere -- pt. XXXI Captives and Slaves -- The Last Stand -- Slave Girl in the Harem -- The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz -- All the President's Slaves -- pt. XXXII The Bubble that Burst -- The Worst Banker in History -- Bone Wars -- The Hidden Life of Jonathan Wild -- pt. XXXIII All About Sex -- The Last Eunuch of China -- Never Go to Bed with a Knife -- The Woman Who Gave Birth for Hitler
Control code
000056417230
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781473608924
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)923003065

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