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Cleopatra's nose: essays on the unexpected

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Random House,
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1st trade ed.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Discoverers demonstrates the truth behind the aphorism that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, the face of the world would have been changed. Boorstin goes on to uncover the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facet Civilization, Modern -- History, Science -- History, Science and civilization
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title_full Cleopatra's nose : essays on the unexpected / Daniel J. Boorstin ; edited by Ruth F. Boorstin
title_short Cleopatra's nose :
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topic_facet Civilization, Modern, History, Science, Science and civilization