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Author: David W Del Testa; Florence Lemoine; John Strickland
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Oryx Press, 2001.
Series: Lives and legacies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mao Tse-tung, and Genghis Khan are among the 200 well-known historical figures included in this volume. Examples of other lesser-known, yet important, individuals covered in this work are: Adolphus Gustavus, Swedish empire creator; Hatshepsut, queen of ancient Egyptian dynasty; and Jean Jaures, French socialist leader and pacifist. Each synopsis provides information on each individual's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Biographies Encyclopédies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Del Testa; Florence Lemoine; John Strickland
ISBN: 1573561533 9781573561532
OCLC Number: 46969902
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Biographies --
Highlights of Government, Military, and Political Events.
Series Title: Lives and legacies.
Responsibility: writers, David W. Del Testa, Florence Lemoine, John Strickland ; edited by David W. Del Testa.

Abstract:

"Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mao Tse-tung, and Genghis Khan are among the 200 well-known historical figures included in this volume. Examples of other lesser-known, yet important, individuals covered in this work are: Adolphus Gustavus, Swedish empire creator; Hatshepsut, queen of ancient Egyptian dynasty; and Jean Jaures, French socialist leader and pacifist. Each synopsis provides information on each individual's enduring impact on the common understanding of fundamental themes of human existence."--Jacket.
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