By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

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Napoleon fenced. So did Shakespeare, Karl Marx, Grace Kelly, and President Truman, who would cross swords with his daughter, Margaret, when she came home from school. Lincoln was a canny dueler. Igantius Loyala challenged a man to a duel for denying Christ’s divinity (and won). Less successful, but no less enthusiastic, was Mussolini, who would tell his wife he was “off to get spaghetti,” their code to avoid alarming the children. By the Sword is an epic history… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Modern Library (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 544 pages

File size: 11.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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