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1,000 Common Delusions And the Real Facts Behind Them

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ISBN-10: 1554071747

ISBN-13: 9781554071746

Edition: 2006

Authors: Christa P�ppelmann

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"The real truths behind what we think we know." Certain "facts" are accepted as absolute truths. But are they indeed so? 1,000 Common Delusions debunks these persistent myths. From the stories of the ancient world to religion and sports, here are the real facts about common fallacies that have long been assumed to be true. Organized by theme -- history and politics, natural sciences and technology, society and everyday life, Earth and the universe, and others -- here are some examples: "Delusion". Stone Age humans lived in caves. "Truth". They lived in huts and tents. The caves, decorated with hunting scenes and animal pictures, were used for ritual ceremonies. "Delusion". Geishas are…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 10/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Christa Pppelmann

History and Politics
Science and Technology
Culture and Entertainment
Health and Diet
Society and Everyday Life
Religion and Philosophy
Earth and Space