The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: & Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books

The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: & Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books

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It is said that history is written by the winners. However, the “winners” aren’t always the best historians. Enter David Haviland, to set the record straight. In his quirky, inimitable style, Haviland separates fact from fiction regarding some of history’s most well-known people and events, such as:

Lady Godiva: By far, history’s most famous nudist equestrian. But how nude was she, really? And how did this same legend give rise to the term “Peeping Tom”?… (more)

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Publisher: Tarcher (June 14, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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