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Leaders who changed history.

Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential leaders, with this innovative and boldly graphic book. Comprehensive in its scope and depth, and fully illustrated, Leaders profiles leaders from all walks of life - kings, queens, and political leaders; military leaders; religious icons, revolutionaries, and business leaders. Combining accessible text with with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780241363171 0241363179
OCLC Number: 1089443193
Description: 320 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Empires and religions 2000 BCE-1500 --
Conquest and liberty 1500-1820 --
Nationhood and industry 1820-1920 --
Conflict and hope 1920-1950 --
Rights and revolutions 1950-1980 --
Freedom and opportunities 1980-present.

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Explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world's most inspirational and influential leaders, with this innovative and boldly graphic book. Comprehensive in its scope and depth, and fully illustrated, Leaders profiles leaders from all walks of life - kings, queens, and political leaders; military leaders; religious icons, revolutionaries, and business leaders. Combining accessible text with with specially-commissioned illustrated portraits in a range of bold artwork styles, photographs, infographics, and timelines, entries explore the lives and achievements of each individual in a fresh, visual way. Covering political masterminds and military geniuses such as Alexander the Great or Genghis Khan, great kings, queens, and rulers like Elizabeth I or Cleopatra, icons of religion and rebellion from Muhammad to Mohandas Gandhi to Emmeline Pankhurst, and inspirational captains of industry, Leaders explores and explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these inspirational men and women throughout history, and their legacies.

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