The 20th Century O-Z

The 20th Century O-Z

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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.First, he said, one needs skillsa€”intellectual, manual, and so on. ... Third is a€œ problem sense, a€ the ability to pick out the most important things that one is just able to do. ... Fusion power is not yet a reality, but if it can be harnessed, it may provide a source of power, available to all countries and sufficient for millions of years atanbsp;...

Title:The 20th Century O-Z
Author:Frank N. Magill
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13


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