Excerpt from Hustled History: Or the Sprinter's Guide to Kwledge John Bright once remarked that what Man had done Man could do. That however was only half the truth. Equally true is it that what Man does Man has done ever since (to use a colloquialism of my friend President Roosevelt) the word go. The pages that follow are an eloquent if somewhat disordered testimony to the sagacity of these remarks. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.