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Mad, Bad and Dangerous : The Eccentricity of Tyrants (Paperback) (Tom Ambrose)

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A penetrating and incisive study of the fanaticism and foibles of some of history's most illustrious names

From Assad to Nero, Gaddafi to Ivan The Terrible, this work attempts a thorough illumination of the minds of some of the most powerful people in history. While leaving some room to describe the amusing incidents and eccentricities associated with a host of men and women of power, it also reaches into the terrifying depths and depravities of minds that shaped the destinies of peoples and nations. Using a unique combination of history, politics, and psychology, this book fully describes how power not only corrupts but deranges.

A penetrating and incisive study of the fanaticism and foibles of some of history's most illustrious names

From Assad to Nero, Gaddafi to Ivan The Terrible, this work attempts a thorough illumination of the minds of some of the most powerful people in history. While leaving some room to describe the amusing incidents and eccentricities associated with a host of men and women of power, it also reaches into the terrifying depths and depravities of minds that shaped the destinies of peoples and nations. Using a unique combination of history, politics, and psychology, this book fully describes how power not only corrupts but deranges.

Number of Pages: 207.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Historical, Political
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Tom Ambrose
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2015
TCIN: 23999551
UPC: 9780720614473
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8002

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