Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays commence with a quick reference section that provides basic facts on the individual's life and achievements. The extended biography places the life and works of the individual within an historical context, and the summary at the end of each essay provides a synopsis of the individual's place in history. All entries conclude with a fully annotated bibliography.From the humblest of beginnings as a mechanic and with only the scantiest of formal education, he became an inventor, ... In the decade of the 1930a#39;s, Hondaa#39;s career led him in several directions, from creating a successful car repair shop to anbsp;...
|Title||:||The 20th Century Go-N|
|Author||:||Frank N. Magill|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-03-05|