Unsolved Mysteries of History
An Eye-opening Investigation Into the Most Baffling Events of All TimeBook - 2000
ADVANCE PRAISE FORUNSOLVED MYSTERIES OF HISTOR
"Aron has produced a fascinating and judicious description of historical mysteries from the Neandertals to Gorbachev. His entertaining account of historical controversies will leave every reader the wiser about the past." ?Jack F. Matlock Jr., former U.S.Ambassador to the Soviet Union"With unerring good sense and in well-paced prose, Paul Aron solves as best he can the major who-done-its, did-it-happens, and did-it-have-to-happens of world history. Unsolved Mysteries of History should keep readers engaged well into the night."
? Adam Potkay, Author, A Passion for Happiness"Intriguing, fascinating, and well-written."?Robert Smith Thompson, Author, A Time for Wa
PRAISE FOR PAUL ARON?SUNSOLVED MYSTERIES OFAMERICAN HISTOR
"Stimulating and pleasurable, fair and objective . . . recommended for both the history buff and the fan of true-life mysteries."?Kirkus Review
"A welcome gateway for historical exploration."?Booklis
Baker & Taylor
A follow-up to the author's successful Unsolved Mysteries of American History widens the lens to the entire world to probe some of the most vexing events in human history. 12,000 first printing.
Aron (a journalist, Virginia Gazette ) describes historical mysteries, the events surrounding them, and contemporary discoveries and debates. Among those considered: the evolutionary role of Neanderthals, the construction of Stonehenge and Easter Island, the identity of Theseus and King Arthur, Jesus' resurrection, the collapse of Mayan civilization, the invention of printing, the authorship of Shakespeare's plays, Mozart's death, Freud's seduction theory, and Gorbachev's role in the August coup. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Analyzes the various theories, evidence, and conclusions of such historical mysteries as the identity of King Arthur, the building of Stonehenge and the Pyramids, the return of Martin Guerre, and the collapse of the Mayan civilization.