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Profiles in Folly

History"s Worst Decisions and Why They Went Wrong
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"Profiles In Folly" is a series of short stories about great blunders in history. The book covers everything from the Trojan Horse to Hurricane Katrina from Gen. Custer at the Big Horn to the Maginot line from the space shuttle disasters to the Ford Edsall/5.

Alan Axelrod is the author of more than 60 books on subjects covering history, business, and management, including the bestselling Profiles in Audacity, the CEO series, and the Real History series. He has appeared on MSNBC, the Discovery Channel, CNN, Fox, and numerous radio news and talk programs, including NPR.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. As with Profiles in Audacity, the deftly drawn vignettes will pique interest, satisfy curiosity, give pleasure, and present valuable lessons.

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[Alan Axelrod] -- Using the same engrossing anecdotal format that has proved so popular in Profiles in Audacity, Alan Axelrod now turns to the dark side of audacious decision-making: those choices that, in retrospect.

As with Profiles in Audacity, the deftly drawn vignettes will pique interest, satisfy curiosity, give pleasure, and present valuable lessons.

And in addition to offering the same insightful analysis of the decision-making process, Folly also includes objective post. Profiles in Folly History's Worst Decisions and Why They Went Wrong, by Alan Axelrod (read 13 Feb ) This is a not overly profound book on some 33 blunders in history, ranging from the Trojans stupid mistake in taking the wooden horse into Troy to George W.

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An exercise in historical interpretation such as this, tracing a single idea through a set of examples, is structured toward her weaknesses; and they are only too apparent.

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