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Vail, John J.

Overview
Works: 11 works in 38 publications in 5 languages and 3,337 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F1788.22.C3, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J Vail
Fidel Castro by John J Vail( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 914 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 655 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 634 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in Chinese and English and held by 456 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 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the turbulent and destructive period between the revolt against the autocracy of the tsar and the rise to power of Josef Stalin. Beginning with the revolution of 1905 and moving through the birth of Russian socialism and Russia's disastrous involvement in World War I, details why peaceful reform in the country became impossible and revolution invevitable. Suggested level: secondary
David Ben-Gurion by John J Vail( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life and career of the first prime minister of Israel
Mandela by John J Vail( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelson and Winnie Mandela by John J Vail( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records The Couple's Struggles Against South Africa'sRacial Pollicies, Which Led To Nelson's Imprisonment And Winnie's Banishment To A Remote Part Of The Orange Free State
¿7FPeace, land, bread!" : a history of the Russian revolution by John J Vail( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Joe Louis 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
Peaceland by John J Vail( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.09 for World War ... to 0.98 for ¿7FPeace, ...)

World War II : the war in Europe
Alternative Names
Vail, John J.

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Nelson and Winnie MandelaThomas PainePeace, land, bread? : a history of the Russian RevolutionMandelaNelson and Winnie Mandela¿7FPeace, land, bread!" : a history of the Russian revolution