b'80GREAT LIVESFrom HistoryLGBTQ+ | AUTOCRATS & DICTATORS | SCIENTISTSAMERICAN HEROES | AMERICAN WOMEN | LATINOSAFRICAN AMERICANS | GREAT ATHLETESTHE ANCIENT WORLD to the 21st CENTURYSalem Press Great Lives from History series provides biographies of important people from all historical periods and from every part of the globe. The series is recognized by the library community for thoroughly covering the achievements of thousands of individuals in numerous disciplines, including science, politics, arts, and humanities. Great Lives from History:NEW!Spring 2024HISTORYLGBTQ+Great Lives from History Great Lives from History: LGBTQ+ features hundreds of biographies covering a LGBTQ+carefully curated selection of activists, actors, artists, business leaders, musicians, politicians, sports figures, and writers, among others. Each essay has been writtenGREAT LIVES FROM HISTORYor revised specifically for this set; biographies represent a cross-section of some of the most influential people in history, all of whom have benefitted the LGBTQ+ community in some way, and many biographies offer sidebars focusing on significant, related topics.The biographical coverage in Great Lives from History: LGBTQ+ is wide-ranging. Individuals discussed in this title include: Gilbert BakerJames BaldwinPete Buttigieg Anderson CooperLaverne CoxEllen DeGeneres Barney FrankBarbara GittingsMarsha P. Johnson Christine JorgensenBillie Jean KingLarry Kramer Rachel MaddowHarvey MilkElliot Page RuPaulBayard RustinAlan TuringEach essay is approximately 1,000-2,000 words in length and displays standard reference top matter offering easy access to the following biographical information: the name byFREEwhich the subject is best known, a succinct description of each persons career, a synopsis Online Access NEW!of the individuals historical importance and why they are studied today, the most complete FREE dates of birth and death, followed by the most precise locations of these events available.Each essay concludes with a byline of the contributing writer-scholar. The body of each essay is divided into the following three parts:Early Life provides facts about the individuals upbringing and the environment in which the person was reared. Where little is known about the persons early life, historical context is provided.Lifes Work, the heart of the essay, consists of a straightforward, generally chronological account of how the individual grew in their career, chosen field, or their endeavors as an activist, for example.Significance provides an overview of the long-range impact of the individuals importance, including their contributions to the LGBTQ+ community and the wider world. This section sums up why it is important to study this individual.Appendixes in Great Lives from History: LGBTQ+ include a chronological list of entries, a glossary, a general bibliography, a general mediagraphy, and electronic resources. Indexes finish off the work and are divided as such: Geographic Index, Political Title Index, and Subject Index.February 2024 | Two Volumes; 800 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-786-0 | Library Price: $225GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R8.indd 80 2023-12-19 2:06 PM'