Weird history 101

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By uncovering rare documents, eyewitness accounts and contemporary descriptions of episodes ranging from Viking funerals to the Vietnam war, the author reveals 85 true stories behind some of history's most fascinating events.
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display_description Author John Richard Stephens reveals 85 true stories behind some of history's most fascinating events -- by uncovering rare documents, eyewitness accounts, and contemporary descriptions of episodes ranging from Viking funerals to the Vietnam war. It includes: - A Native American woman's bloodcurdling account of Custer's Last Stand. - Walt Whitman's vivid description of President Lincoln's assassination. - A kidnapped African's report on the tragedy of life as a prisoner on a slave ship bound for the Americas. - Passengers' terrified descriptions of the sinking of the Titanic. - Eyewitness accounts of being captured by bloodthirsty pirates. Find these along with dozens of other eye-opening, entertaining looks behind the dull and dusty stories of conventional history.
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subject_facet Curiosities and wonders -- United States -- History -- Sources, Sources, United States -- History, United States -- History -- Sources, World history
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