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Biographies & Memoirs of Leaders & Politicians

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Book cover: Diplomatically SpeakingDiplomatically Speaking
by - Literary Guild of America ,
Mr. Griscom's life story reads like something out of one of Davis' own adventure tales. At 20 he found himself in London as Secretary to Mr. Bayard. Then came Constantinople, a veritable nest of spies, assassins and international intrigue ...
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Book cover: John Adams: A LifeJohn Adams: A Life
by - The University of Tennessee Press ,
Ferling depicts a reluctant revolutionary, a leader who was deeply troubled by the warfare that he helped to make, and a fiercely independent statesman. The book brings to life an exciting time, an age in which Adams played an important role.
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Book cover: The Life and Teaching of Karl MarxThe Life and Teaching of Karl Marx
by - National Labour Press ,
Written by renowned Marxist historian Max Beer, this book is a definitive biography, full of personal details and a clear account of Marx's economic and historical doctrines, the 'Dictatorship of the Proletariat' and Bolshevist methods generally.
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Book cover: An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With TruthAn Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth
by - Columbia University ,
Mohandas Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence.
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Book cover: The True Benjamin FranklinThe True Benjamin Franklin
by - J.B. Lippincott Company ,
This is an analysis of the life and character of Franklin. The author endeavored to let Franklin speak for himself. The text is in the way of an estimate of his position, worth, and work, and gives every essential fact of his career.
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Book cover: The Meaning of MandelaThe Meaning of Mandela
by - Human Sciences Research Council ,
This lively, engaging and witty collection of lectures brings together the renowned African and African-American scholars - Cornel West, Henry Louis Gates Jr and Wole Soyinka - to reflect on the public meaning of the iconic Nelson Mandela.
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Book cover: The Presidents: A Reference HistoryThe Presidents: A Reference History
by - Advameg, Inc. ,
This a standard resource for students and the general public alike: U.S. presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush are profiled in depth. This is the story of the national political leadership of the country during the nearly two centuries.
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Book cover: The Autobiography of Benjamin FranklinThe Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
by - J.B. Lippincott ,
The original form of the manuscript is here reproduced in recognition of its value as a picture of one of the most notable personalities of Colonial times, and of its acknowledged rank as one of the great autobiographies of the world.
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Book cover: Autobiography of Thomas JeffersonAutobiography of Thomas Jefferson
by - G.P. Putnam's Sons ,
The Autobiography left by Thomas Jefferson belongs to the literature of the Nation. The distinctive character of the man, his imagination, his intellectual force, and his patriotism, have served to make Jefferson a great figure in American history.
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Book cover: Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
by - Houghton-Mifflin ,
This is 1889 biography of Benjamin Franklin. It is here reproduced in recognition of its value as a picture of one of the most notable personalities of Colonial times, and of its acknowledged rank as one of the great autobiographies of the world.
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Book cover: George Washington Man and MonumentGeorge Washington Man and Monument
by - Mentor Book ,
The obelisk that called the Washington Monument was completed a hundred years after George Washington had achieved victory and independence for his nation. Yet the bones of the man it celebrates are in the vault of his Mount Vernon home.
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