Playing God : seven fateful moments when great men met to change the world / Charles L. Mee, Jr.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mee, Charles L.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1993.
Table of Contents:
  • The problem of knowing : Pope Leo the Great and Attila the Hun
  • The illusion of power : Henry VIII and Francis I
  • The inevitability of surprise : Cortés and Moctezuma
  • The principle of contingency : Metternich, Castlereagh, Talleyrand and others
  • The false lessons of history : Wilson, Clemenceau, and Lloyd George
  • The rule of unintended consequences : Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin
  • The fantasy of realism : Bush, Kohl, Mitterand and others.