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Vail, John J.

Overview
Works: 15 works in 30 publications in 4 languages and 3,582 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Classifications: F1788.22.C3, B
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Most widely held works by John J Vail
Fidel Castro by John J Vail ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the man who became dictator of Cuba in 1959 after a successful revolution against Batista's military dictatorship and reorganized the country into a Communist state
World War II : the war in Europe by John J Vail ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the notable events of World War II that took place in Europe, from the ominous chain of events leading up to Germany's invasion of Poland to the death of Hitler
Nelson and Winnie Mandela by John J Vail ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records the couple's struggles against South Africa's racial policies which led to Nelson's imprisonment and Winnie's banishment to a remote part of the Orange Free State
Thomas Paine by John J Vail ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life of the influential political writer whose pamphlet "Common Sense" became one of the basic tracts of the American Revolution
Peace, land, bread? : a history of the Russian Revolution by John J Vail ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drawing on the latest scholarship, each volume in the World History Library set explores important eras and events, explaining not only what happened but why. Coverage begins by presenting the political, economic, and social background of the country or region at the start of the period. The engaging, clearly written narrative then goes on to describe critical events and themes. It details why peaceful reform in the country became impossible and revolution inevitable. This volume examines the turbulent and destructive period between the revolt against the autocracy of the czar and the rise to power of Joseph Stalin. Best books for young teen readers, this volume, illustrated with photos and maps, covers the period in Russian history from the revolt against the czar to the rise of Joseph Stalin
David Ben-Gurion by John J Vail ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the life and career of the first prime minister of Israel
Mandela by John J Vail ( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nelson and Winnie Mandela by John J Vail ( )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records the couple's struggles against South Africa's racial policies which led to Nelson's imprisonment and Winnie's banishment to a remote part of the Orange Free State
Ka si chu by Wei er ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man de la fu fu by Wei er ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Gurion by John J Vail ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pan en by Wei er ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peace land by John J Vail ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Winnie e Nelson Mandela by John J Vail ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Joe Louis : heavyweight champion by Robert E Jakoubek ( Book )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Joe Louis describing his youth in a Detroit ghetto, his rise to heavyweight champion and major sports hero, and his role in destroying the myth of racial inferiority
 
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.06 for Fidel Cast ... to 0.47 for Ka si chu ...)
Alternative Names
Vail, John J.
Languages
English (17)
Portuguese (5)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (3)
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