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  • ISBN: 9781465480330
  • ISBN: 1465480331
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Empires and religions 2000 BCE-1500 -- Moses -- Siddhartha Gautama Buddha -- Alexander the Great -- Qin Shi Huang -- Cleopatra -- Jesus Christ -- Augustus Caesar -- Boudicca -- Septimia Zenobia -- Muhammad -- Charlemagne -- Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Saladin -- Genghis Khan -- Amir Timur -- Joan of Arc -- Guru Nanak -- Directory -- 2. Conquest and liberty 1500-1820 -- Hernan Cortes -- Suleiman the Magnificent -- Elizabeth I -- Tokugawa leyasu -- Yi Sun-sin -- Louis XIV -- Frederick the Great -- George Washington -- Olaudah Equiano -- Maximilien Robespierre -- Napoleon Bonaparte -- Simon Bolivar -- Maria Quiteria -- Directory -- 3. Nationhood and industry 1820-1920 -- Giuseppe Garibaldi -- Karl Marx -- Sojourner Truth -- Abraham Lincoln -- Susan B. Anthony -- Otto von Bismarck -- Tasunka Witko "Crazy Horse" -- John D. Rockefeller -- Jamsetji Tata -- Swami Vivekananda -- Emmeline Pankhurst -- Henry Ford -- Coco Chanel -- Directory -- 4. Conflict and hope 1920-1950 -- Vladimir Lenin -- Michael Collins -- Adolf Hitler -- Joseph Stalin -- Kim Koo -- Mohandas Gandhi -- Bhagat Singh -- Haile Selassie -- Winston Churchill -- Douglas MacArthur -- Franklin Roosevelt -- Charles de Gaulle -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- David Ben-Gurion -- Mao Zedong -- Directory -- 5. Rights and revolutions 1950-1980 -- Kwame Nkrumah -- Fidel Castro -- John F. Kennedy -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Akio Morita -- Nelson Mandela -- Malcolm X -- Yasser Arafat -- Li Ka-shing -- Directory -- 6. Freedom and opportunities 1980-present -- Margaret Thatcher -- Bill Gates -- Mikhail Gorbachev -- Benazir Bhutto -- Lech Walesa -- Vaclav Havel -- Oprah Winfrey -- Anna Wintour -- Jack Ma -- Vladimir Putin -- Ellen Johnson Sirleaf -- Angela Merkel -- Barack Obama -- Malala Yousafzai -- Directory.
Summary, etc.:
Comprehensive in its scope and depth, and fully illustrated, Leaders Who Changed History profiles leaders from inspirational to insidious, those who changed the world for the better and those whose corruption left enduring scars. These figures hail from all walks of life - including political, military, religious, and business. Combining accessible text with specially commissioned illustrated portraits in a range of bold styles, photographs, infographics, and timelines, entries explore the lives and legacies of each individual in a fresh, visual way. Covering political masterminds and military geniuses such as Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan, great kings and queens like Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great, icons of religion and rebellion from Mohammad to the Dalai Lama to Mahatma Ghandi, and captains of industry, Leaders Who Changed History explores and explains the world-changing actions of history's heroes and villains.
Subject: Leadership.
Leadership > Biography.
Civic leaders > Biography.
World history.
Leadership.
Leadership > Biography.
Civic leaders > Biography.
World history.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Reference.
Civic leaders.
Leadership.
World history.
Leadership.
Leadership > Biography.
Civic leaders > Biography.
World history.
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.