A Dictionary of Twentieth Century World Biography

A Dictionary of Twentieth Century World Biography

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This authoritative biographical dictionary covers the lives and the claim to fame of 1,750 famous men and women who by deed or thought have set their mark on our century. Entries include a sketch of the family background and education of the subject, followed by a description of the events that have brought them to fame or infamy, and a summary of their achievements or misdemeanors.show more

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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 38mm | 421.84g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192831240
  • 9780192831248

About Asa Briggs

About the Editor Asa Briggs is the author of a number books including The BBC: The First Fifty Years and Victorian Things.show more

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