Greatest Puzzles Ever Solved: 200 enigmas that have challenged mankind, from the dawn of time to the present day

Greatest Puzzles Ever Solved: 200 enigmas that have challenged mankind, from the dawn of time to the present day

by Tim Dedopulos

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Overview

The Greatest Puzzles Ever Solved is a unique, beautifully illustrated collection of riddles, puzzles, and enigmas that have amazed, amused, and bamboozled mankind for millennia. There are cunning conundrums from Ancient Egypt and Imperial China, modern mindbenders from America and Japan, and hundreds of other fiendish puzzles from around the world. All answers and explanations are included, making this book a fascinating and challenging overview of the history of puzzling. Can you work out the answers to The Riddle of the Sphinx (Egypt, 800BC), Sun Tzu’s Classic Problem (China, 400AD), The Bridges of Konigsburg (Prussia, 1776), The Monty Hall Problem (USA, 1975) and Fillomino (Japan 2001)?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435121119
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 02/25/2010
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.52(d)

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