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Rosa Parks

Author: Joyce A. Hanson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313352178
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· Includes a timeline of critical people and events in Rosa Parks's life · Offers a bibliography of archival, newspaper, documentary, secondary, and internet resources

Martin Luther King Jr

Author: Roger Bruns
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313336867
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Describes the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., including his adoption of the principles of nonviolent protest advocated by Gandhi, his gifts as an orator, and his emergence as the world-renowned leader of the civil rights movement.

Katy Perry A Biography

Author: Kimberly Dillon Summers
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440801010
Size: 26.48 MB
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This biography reveals the life story, musical style, personality, lyrics, and fashion of Katy Perry—the elements that have catapulted her to stardom and made her a 21st-century pop music icon. • A timeline of events pinpoints the specific dates of successes and moments in Perry's life • Photographs depict some of Perry's most memorable concerts or events • An extensive bibliography will help readers find more information and quotes about this 21st-century pop music icon • A comprehensive list of Perry's awards and award nominations collects information for researchers

Ulysses S Grant A Biography

Author: Robert P. Broadwater
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313392560
Size: 77.19 MB
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Ulysses S. Grant was responsible for orchestrating the activities of all the Union armies into a single strategy, providing the leadership that eventually doomed the Confederacy and brought about the end of the Civil War. This book documents Grant's contributions to the Civil War as well as his early life and presidency. • Contains photographs of Grant at various stages of his life or that depict important events • Includes a comprehensive bibliography as well a timeline of Grant's life and career

Diego Rivera A Biography

Author: Manuel Aguilar-Moreno
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313354073
Size: 15.68 MB
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This revealing biography covers the life and art of painter Diego Rivera. • Citations of many fragments of primary source material • Photographs of important moments and persons in the life of Diego Rivera

Shapers Of The Great Debate On The Great Society

Author: Lawson Bowling
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313314346
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Presents profiles on key figures associated with the Great Society, including Lyndon Johnson, Joseph Califano, Sargent Schriver, William F. Buckley, Jr., Strom Thurmond, and Edith Green.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of African American Literature D H

Author: Hans A. Ostrom
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780313329746
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Designed to meet the needs of high school students, undergraduates, and general readers, this encyclopedia is the most comprehensive reference available on African American literature from its origins to the present. Other works include many brief entries, or offer extended biographical sketches of a limited selection of writers. This encyclopedia surpasses existing references by offering full and current coverage of a vast range of authors and topics. While most of the entries are on individual authors, the encyclopedia gathers together information about the genres and geographical and cultural environments in which these writers have worked, and the social, political, and aesthetic movements in which they have participated. Thus the encyclopedia gives special attention to the historical and cultural forces that have shaped African American writing. - Publisher.

Freddie Mercury

Author: Lesley-Ann Jones
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492974287
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"We Are the Champions", "I Want to Break Free", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Will Rock You" oder "Another One Bites the Dust" - die großen Hits der Band Queen kennt jeder. Doch wie wurde aus dem 1946 in Sansibar geborenen Beamtensohn Farrokh Bulsara der schillernde Weltstar Freddie Mercury? Sein Privatleben hielt er stets weitestgehend aus der Öffentlichkeit heraus. Lesley-Ann Jones war als junge Rockjournalistin einige Jahre mit Queen auf Tour und ist seitdem eng mit der Band befreundet. Für dieses Buch bereiste sie alle wichtigen Stationen in Mercurys Leben und sprach mit seinen Weggefährten. Zahlreiche Fotos runden den Text ab. So entsteht ein sehr persönliches und intimes Porträt eines der größten Rockstars aller Zeiten. Queen verkauften insgesamt über 320 Millionen Tonträger, ihre Greatest Hits sind mit weltweit über 32 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren eines der erfolgreichsten Alben aller Zeiten. Freddie Mercury wird von seinen Fans auch 25 Jahre nach seinem Tod noch genauso geliebt und gefeiert wie zu Hochzeiten seiner Band. »Genau die Würdigung, die Mercury sich gewünscht hätte« The Spectator Lesley-Ann Jones war lange mit Queen auf Tour und sprach mit über 100 Weggefährten

Great African American Women

Author: Darryl Lyman
Publisher: Random House Value Pub
ISBN: 9780517162163
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Celebrates the lives and accomplishments of such African American women as Sojourner Truth, Florence Griffith Joyner, Rosa Parks, Zora Neale Hurston, Barbara Jordan, Alice Walker, and Myrlie Evers-Williams.