(800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! Great Lives from History: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans This set covers prominent individuals from colonial times through the present, offering a fascinating perspective on Asian and Pacific Islander American history in the United States. Many are household names, famous for their work in such fields as entertainment, sports, civil rights, politics, and literature. Others have received less attention but made important contributions in such fields as education, journalism, business, and science. The subjects of the essays are Asian and Pacific Islander Americans who have undertaken a wide range of endeavors from late colonial times into the twenty-first century—coverage that is essential in any liberal arts curriculum. August 2012 | 3 Volumes; 1,016 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-860-0 | Library Price: $395 Great Lives from History: Latinos “All academic and public libraries should add this reference work to their collection for patrons wanting well-researched data on extraordinary Latinos.” – ARBA These volumes provide a fascinating perspective on Latino history in the United States, with coverage of 518 influential figures from the 19th century through today. Many individuals are household names, famous for such high-profile professions as entertainment, music, politics, and sports, while others have received less attention but made important contributions to civil rights and science or helped pave the way for others in their community in areas such as education, law, and business. February 2012 | 3 volumes; 1,056 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-810-5 | Library Price: $395 Great Lives from History: Jewish Americans “Overall, the set is a useful addition to the Jewish biographical bookshelf.” – ARBA This set profiles Jewish Americans who undertook a wide range of endeavors from colonial times into the twenty- first century—coverage that is essential in any liberal arts curriculum. All essays offer easy access to biographical information, including name, field of work, and dates of birth and death. The body of the essay highlights Early Life, facts about the individual’s upbringing; Life’s Work, a chronological account of how the individual gained recognition in his or her field; Significance, an overview of the individual’s accomplishments; and discusses why it is important to study this individual. April 2011 | 4 Volumes; 1,400 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-741-2 | Library Price: $495 Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions “This set includes many useful tools for researchers and would be suitable for the student as well as for the layperson.” —Booklist This set profiles inventors recognized for shaping modern technology and the way we live today. Essays highlight the individual’s historical importance and focus on the subject’s early life, most significant achievements, the individual’s place in history and how their inventions changed the way we live. November 2009 | 4 Volumes; 1,376 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-522-7 | Library Price: $495 BEST SELLER! FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE Great Lives from History: The Incredibly Wealthy “Researchers inquiring who the most affluent individuals are will be enlightened by this work.” —ARBA These volumes highlight wealthy people who earned their fortunes in a wide range of endeavors, from ancient times into the twenty-first century—coverage that is essential in any liberal arts curriculum. Essays highlight the individual’s historical importance, including Early Life, First Ventures, Mature Wealth, Legacy, Sources of Wealth, and Bequeathal of Wealth. January 2011 | 3 Volumes; 1,168 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-58765-664-4 | Library Price: $395 FREE Online Access FREE GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORY History GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORY HISTORY 76