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Biographical Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century World Leaders

Biographical Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century World Leaders (Hardback)

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Nearly every triumph, tragedy, and change that took place in the turbulent twentieth century can be traced to the actions and convictions of individuals. This landmark five-volume set examines the lives of 483 pivotal twentieth-century figures from 98 countries. Concise and objective, it tells the remarkable story of an entire century through the deeds of extraordinary people, both good and bad. It contains 5 volumes in A-Z format. It covers a comprehensive index in each volume. It includes 483 articles featuring: capsule descriptions of the subject; education and early career, defining beliefs, philosophies, and actions; related events, organizations, and accomplishments; photograph; and bibliography. Readers of this reference will be introduced to the full range of men and women who made twentieth-century history, from the very best to the very worst, from Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. to Adolph Hitler and Idi Amin. In addition to the comprehensive index found in each volume, Volume 5 features: comprehensive essay titled "Governments and Leaders"; and Subject Indexes: Governments, profiled leaders by country, and profile leaders by achievement.

"Biographical Encyclopedia of 20th Century World Leaders" is an easy-to-use, accessibly written reference set that is sure to interest students of social studies, American history, world history, government, and global studies.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyDiaries, letters & journalsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survivalChildren'sEducational materialEducational: Citizenship & social educationChildren'sReference books & materialsReference works Publisher: Benchmark Books Publication Date: 01/02/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761471295  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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