History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should Know More About

Author(s): Joseph Cummins


"The Crusades, Custer's Last Stand, the Charge of the Light Brigade, D-Day - we've all heard of these momentous events, but how much do we really know about them? History's Greatest Hits brings together, in one elegantly designed volume, the forty most famous events from our past. Author Joseph Cummins offers fascinating insights into the minds of the protagonists and why these incidents have gained a permanent place in our collective consciousness."


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Joseph Cummins is the author of History's Great Untold Stories (Murdoch Books), and Anything for a Vote: A History of Dirty Tricks and October Surprises in America's Presidential Elections (Quirk). He has also edited two anthologies for Lyons Press, Cannibals: Shocking True Stories of the Last Taboo on Land and at Sea (2001) and The Greatest Search and Rescue Stories Ever Told (2002), and written a novel called The Snow Train (Akashic Books, 2001). He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey.

General Fields

  • : 9781921259883
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : Murdoch Books
  • : August 2007
  • : 240mm X 192mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joseph Cummins
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 909
  • : 336
  • : World history
  • : 125 photographs