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In 100 Families Who Shaped World History, readers will be fascinated to learn about a variety of families who have attained leadership positions or have demonstrated unique abilities in a variety of fields through two or more generations. Families from ancient to modern times and from around the world are featured. Included are such notable families as the Fords, the Rothschilds and the Rockefellers of business. The Kennedys and the Harrisons of U.S. politics; the British monarchs including the Smarts, Tudors, Yorks and Windors as well as the Habsburgs of Austria and Spain, the Romanovs of Russia, and the Grimaldis of Monaco. Also included are the dynasties of China (the Ming and Manchu) as well as families from the world of acting and performing such as the Fondas and the Jacksons.<P>As with the other titles in Bluewood's popular 100 Series, each entry in 100 Families Who Shaped World History includes an illustration or photograph and a locator map, accompanied by concise, clearly written text — teeming with facts and nuggets of information. The 100 families are presented alphabetically. The book also has a complete index and trivia quiz. 100 Families Who Shaped World History is perfect for both the browser who wants to read material in quick bites and for those who want to read straight through.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780912517346
Author:
Crompton, Samuel Willard
Publisher:
Bluewood Books
Location:
San Mateo, Calif.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - History - General
Subject:
World history
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Series:
100 Series
Series Volume:
EPA-600/7-78-175
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.93x5.96x.30 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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