Biographical Dictionary of Modern World Leaders: 1900-1991 (Hardback)John C. Fredriksen (author)
Hardback 244 Pages / Published: 30/04/2004
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Political leaders of every stripe - from the Ayatollah Khomeini to Nikita Khrushchev - can be found in this accessible A-to-Z reference, a companion to Biographical Dictionary of Modern World Leaders: 1992 to the Present. Taking a global approach and covering political leaders from the beginning of the 20th century up through the end of the cold war, Biographical Dictionary of Modern World Leaders: 1900 to 1991 provides approximately 400 detailed biographical sketches outlining the major events and achievements in the lives of many of the 20th century's most influential leaders. Those figures covered here have been instrumental in shaping political events and opinion in all parts of the world. Their roles in key events of 20th-century world history and their political importance mean the individuals profiled are likely subjects to interest students and general readers. Selected entries, including those on major figures, are followed by a further reading list to help guide readers to the best biography on the subject. Appendixes include an index of leaders by country. Of use to those studying or conducting research on a particular leader, country, or historical event, as well as to those looking for background information on current events, this book offers authoritative coverage in an accessible format.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 1234 g
Dimensions: 235 x 191 x 29 mm
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