b'83History GREAT LIVES FROM HISTORYGreat Lives from History: NEW! Spring 2023 Autocrats & Dictators Great Lives from History It remains a disconcerting fact that much of the worlds history has been determined by autocrats and dictatorsby rulers who gained and retained power with an iron fist and aAutocratsruthless disregard for the wishes of their people, as well as the views of the international& Dictators community. Most people could readily list some of the worlds most infamous dictators, particularly those of the twentieth century: Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, and Pol Pot. These volumes provide the reader with a more comprehensive survey of the menmostly men, but a handful of women as wellwho ruled their people with harsh, autocratic methods. Entries document the lives and impact of numerous figures whose very names often inspired fear among their opponents and even among those who professed to support them: Attila the HunGenghis KhanNapoleon Buonaparte Mao ZedongFidel CastroIdi Amin Kim Jong-ilKim Jong-unSaddam Hussein Jean-Claude DuvalierVladimir PutinCatherine the GreatFollowing the popular Great Lives from History format, each essay begins with a brief synopsis explaining the individuals historical or social importance. The body of each essay is divided into several sections: Early Life provides facts about the individuals upbringing and the FREE environment in which they were reared. Lifes Work is a straightforward, chronologicalNEW!Online Accessaccount of how the individual gained notoriety, emphasizing the most significant events in theFREEfigures life and career. Significance provides an overview of the individuals place in history, and discusses why it is important to study this individual. HISTORYFebruary 2023 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-444-9 | Library Price: $225 Great Lives from History:American HeroesSecond EditionNot all heroes are the spotless paragons envisioned in fiction or in history books. In todays world, the information age and dwindling privacy position many of our modern heroes against their very humanGREAT LIVES FROM HISTORYflawsperhaps making their accomplishments all the more remarkable. Great Lives from History: American Heroes profiles more than 220 individuals who place others above self and who invoke courage to take risks to better the world, from the American Revolution through today. Profiled individuals span 39 areas of achievement, including aviation and space exploration, civil rights, engineering, environmentalism, government and politics, invention and technology, literature, medicine, public health, social reform, sports, and womens rights, and come from all walks of life and a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Each essay in this three-volume set is 5-6 pages and includes ready-reference data, areas FREE Online Accessof achievement, photos, Early Life, Lifes Work, and Significance sections. All essays end with a listFREEof sources for Further Reading.BEST SELLER!April 2019 | Three Volumes; 800 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-058-7 |Library Price: $295 Great Lives from History:American WomenRecommended. High school through beginning undergraduate students. CHOICEGreat Lives from History: American Women features over 500 essays on women notable for their work in politics, civil rights, literature, education, journalism, science, business, and sports. The body of each essay is divided into several sections: Early Life provides facts about the individuals upbringing and the environment in which she was reared. Lifes Work is a straightforward, chronological account of how the individual gained recognition in her chosen field, emphasizing the most significant achievements in the figures life and career. Significance provides an overview of the importance of the individuals accomplishments, and discusses why it is important to study this individual. All essays conclude withFREE notes for further research and cross-references to other essays in the set, and many include sidebarsOnline Accesswith key information on notable achievements, career highlights, and important causes.FREEMay 2016 | Three Volumes; 1,514 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-944-7 | Library Price: $395 See Also: Defining Documents Womens Rights, pg. 74 Great Events: Womens History, pg. 78GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 83 2022-12-28 11:15 AM'