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Great lives : over 1000 men and women who have shaped history

Author: Simon Boughton
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outlines the major achievements and events in the lives of over 1000 men and women, from all over the world and from all walks of life, who have shaped history.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Boughton
ISBN: 0862722551 9780862722555
OCLC Number: 15655789
Description: 279 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: From Abelard to Zworykin, Great Lives tells the stories of over 1000 women and men who have shaped history. The detailed entries include the famous and not-so-famous from all walks of life: politics and world affairs, religion, science and discovery, philosophy, the arts and entertainment. To help set the scene a chronological table of contents places all the entries alongside the major events of world history. With over 300 illustrations Great Lives is as colourful and entertaining as it is invaluable as a reference book.
Responsibility: Simon Boughton.

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Outlines the major achievements and events in the lives of over 1000 men and women, from all over the world and from all walks of life, who have shaped history.

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