The Resource History's people : personalities and the past, Margaret MacMillan

History's people : personalities and the past, Margaret MacMillan

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History's people : personalities and the past
Title
History's people
Title remainder
personalities and the past
Statement of responsibility
Margaret MacMillan
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this year's highly anticipated Massey Lectures, internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of the great figures of the past, women and men, who have changed the course of history and even directed the currents of their times--and sometimes with huge consequences, as in the cases of Hitler, Stalin, and Thatcher. She also acknowledges people such as Richard Nixon and George W. Bush who stubbornly went their own ways, often in defiance of their own societies. Then there are those like Samuel de Champlain, the dreamers, explorers, or adventurers who stand out in history for who they were as much as for what they did. Finally, there are the observers, such as Michel de Montaigne, who kept the notes and diaries that bring the past to life for us. History's People is about the important and complex relationship between biography and history, individuals and their times, and the transformative moments that have shaped the world today
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Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacMillan, Margaret
Dewey number
920.02
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
CBC Massey lectures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography
  • World history
Label
History's people : personalities and the past, Margaret MacMillan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-368) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781487001377
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn913612314
  • (OCoLC)913612314
Label
History's people : personalities and the past, Margaret MacMillan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-368) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9781487001377
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn913612314
  • (OCoLC)913612314

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