Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures *Includes accounts *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents The modern history of Africa was, until very recently, written on behalf of the indigenous races by the white man, who had forcefully entered the continent during ...

*Includes pictures of the Pope and important people, places, and events in his life. *Includes a bibliography of the Pope's works and works about him for further reading. *Includes a Table of Contents. A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how...

*Includes Wilson's Fourteen Points, Inaugural Addresses, and his War Message to Congress for World War I. *Discusses controversies surrounding Wilson's life and presidency, including the rumors surrounding his wife's role in 1920 after his strokes in office. *Includes pictures of Wilson and impor...

*Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Since its fruition, Christianity has faced an unremitting string of conflicts, critics, and challenges. As the number of Christian converts grew, the growth in clashes on ...

*Includes pictures of each general and important people, places, and events in their lives *Includes an introduction for each president *Includes a Table of Contents *Includes bibliographies for each president Despite the fact that the Civil War began over 150 years ago, it remains one of the mos...

*Includes pictures of Dickens and important people, places, and events in his life. *Explains the real-life inspiration for many of his most famous characters *Includes a Table of Contents A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the ...

*Includes pictures *Includes ancient accounts describing the Mysteries *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents Ancient Greece and its mythology has fascinated people for thousands of years, and few elements have intrigued people quite like t...

The Conquest of the Aztecs looks at the history and culture of the Aztec, while exploring the controversial lives and legacies of the man who ruled the empire and the man who conquered it.

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*Includes pictures of famous art depicting Caligula, Nero and important people, places, and events. *Discusses the facts and legends surrounding Caligula's madness and the excesses of his turbulent reign. *Describes ancient accounts of Nero's reign, including the murder of his mother, the Great F...

*Includes pictures of important people, places, and events. *Includes Leigh and Gable's quotes about their lives and careers. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. *Includes a table of contents. The 1930s were, without a doubt, the height of the classical Hollywood era. It is no accident ...

*Includes pictures of Davis and important people, places, and scenes.

*Includes Davis' own quotes about her upbringing, films and relationships. *Includes a Bibliography for further reading. "Even the most inconsiderable film ...

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*Includes pictures of Johnston and important people and places in his life. *Analyzes his generalship at the beginning of the Civil War and at Shiloh. *Includes some of Johnston's quotes during the Battle of Shiloh and accounts of the battle from Grant, Sherman, and others.

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*Includes MacArthur's most colorful and inspiring quotes, including his Victory Broadcast after Japan's surrender and his Farewell Address to Congress. *Includes pictures of MacArthur and other important people. *Includes a Bibliography for further reading. "There is no substitute for victory." -...

December 22, 2012 *Includes pictures of Poe and important people and places in his life.

*Discusses the inspiration for Poe's most famous works. *Explains Poe's relationships with the various women in his life. *Discusses the mysterious circumstances of his death and possible explanations....

*Includes pictures *Includes accounts and descriptions of the parks *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents The United States is full of natural wonders, but few remain unspoiled by man as much as Yosemite National Park, a 750,000 square acr...

*Includes pictures. *Includes Ford's quotes about his own life and career. *Discusses the controversies surrounding Ford and Nazi Germany. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. *Includes a table of contents. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford A lot ...

*Includes pictures of Astaire and other important people and scenes. *Includes Astaire's quotes about his own life and others' quotes about him. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. "No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business." - Mikhai...

*Comprehensively covers Dillinger's most notorious robberies and prison escapes. *Includes pictures of Dillinger and important people and places in his life. *Includes a Bibliography for further reading. "I will be the meanest bastard you ever saw when I get out of here." - John Dillinger America...

*Includes nearly 20 pictures of Reagan and the important people and events in his life. *Includes a Table of Contents A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors’ American Legend...