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Rockin' the boat : 50 iconic rebels and revolutionaries : from Joan of Arc to Malcolm X

Author: Jeff Fleischer
Publisher: San Francisco : Zest Books, [2015] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We love to root for the underdog, and that's part of why we're drawn to the stories of revolutionaries. Whether they fail, succeed, or succeed only to become what they once fought against, people who can rally others to their cause and shake up the status quo tend to be inherently interesting. This tells the stories of 50 such legends throughout the world, from people fed up with the Roman Empire, to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Biographies
Juvenile works
Young adult
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Fleischer
ISBN: 9781936976744 1936976749
OCLC Number: 885225486
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Table of contents --
introduction --
Hannibal Barca --
Judah Maccabee --
Gaius Gracchus --
Spartacus --
Julius Caesar --
Vercingetorix --
Cleopatra --
Arminus --
Boudica --
William Wallace --
Owain Glyndwr --
Joan of arc --
Martin Luther --
Guy Fawkes --
Oliver Cromwell --
Metacom --
Samuel Adams --
George Washington --
Toussaint Louverture --
Thomas Jefferson --
Daniel Shays --
Georges Danton --
Tecumseh --
Simon Bolivar --
Nat Turner --
John Brown --
Giuseppe Garibaldi --
Hone Heke --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Harriet Tubman --
Geronimo --
Sitting Bull --
Mary Harris Jones --
Liliuokalani --
Kate Sheppard --
Emma Goldman --
Mohandas Gandhi --
Vladimir Lenin --
Pancho Villa --
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk --
Marcus Garvey --
Michael Collins --
Ho Chi Minh --
Mao Zedong --
Nelson Mandela --
Malcom X --
Fidel Castro --
Cesar Chavez --
Che Guevara --
Martin Luther King, jr.
Other Titles: 50 iconic rebels and revolutionaries
Rocking the boat
Fifty iconic rebels and revolutionaries
Responsibility: Jeff Fleischer.

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A century- and continent-spanning look at 50 revolutionaries who sought to change the world.  Read more...

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From ancient civilizations to the 20th century, 50 movers and shakers get their due in this informative and sometimes tongue-in-cheek guide, which examines Cleopatra, Judah Maccabee, Nat Turner, Read more...

 
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