The Resource Titans of history : the giants who made our world, Simon Sebag Montefiore with John Bew, Martyn Frampton, Dan Jones and Claudia Renton

Titans of history : the giants who made our world, Simon Sebag Montefiore with John Bew, Martyn Frampton, Dan Jones and Claudia Renton

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Titans of history : the giants who made our world
Title
Titans of history
Title remainder
the giants who made our world
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Simon Sebag Montefiore with John Bew, Martyn Frampton, Dan Jones and Claudia Renton
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Language
eng
Summary
Simon Sebag Montefiore, one of our pre-eminent historians, presents the lives of the giants who have made our world. The cast varies from conquerors, poets, kings, empresses and whores to psychopaths, composers and explorers. Informative, entertaining, inspiring and sometimes horrifying, this is a history of the world that contains the stories and characters that everyone should know and no one should forget
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
909
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Titans of history : the giants who made our world, Simon Sebag Montefiore with John Bew, Martyn Frampton, Dan Jones and Claudia Renton
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Titans of history : the giants who made our world, Simon Sebag Montefiore with John Bew, Martyn Frampton, Dan Jones and Claudia Renton
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Note
Originally published Quercus, 2012
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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
Contents
  • Introduction -- Ramses the Great -- [Kings] David and Solomon -- Nebuchadnezzar II -- Cyrus the Great -- Buddha [Siddharta Gautama] -- Confucius [Kongzi, K'ung Fu-tzu, Kong Fuzi] -- Sun Tzu -- Leonidas -- Herodotus -- Alcibiades -- Plato -- Aristotle -- Alexander the Great -- Qin Shi Huangdi -- Hannibal [of Carthage] -- Judah the Maccabee [Judas Maccabeus] and his brothers -- Cicero -- [Julius] Caesar -- Herod the Great -- Cleopatra -- [Caesar] Augustus and Livia -- Jesus [the Christ] -- [Emperor] Caligula -- [Emperor] Nero -- Marcus Aurelius -- [Emperor] Commodus -- Constantine the Great -- Attila the Hun -- Muhammad [Mohammed] -- Muawiya and Abd al-Malik -- Zhao Wu -- Charlemagne -- Haroun al-Raschid -- Marozia and the papal pornocracy -- Basil [II] the Bulgar slayer {Bulgaroktonus] -- Hassan al-Sabbah and the Assassins -- Godfrey of Bouillon and the Crusader kings of Jerusalem -- Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Saladin -- Richard the Lionheart and John Softsword [King John of England] -- Genghis Khan -- Frederick II of Hohenstaufen [Holy Roman Emperor] -- [Queen] Isabella [wife of Edward II of England] and Roger de Mortimer -- Edward III and [his son] the Black Prince -- Tamerlane [Timur, Tamurlaine] -- Richard II -- Henry V -- Gilles de Rais -- [Saint] Joan of Arc [Jeanne d'Arc] -- [Tomás de] Torquemada -- Vlad the Impaler -- Richard III -- [Girolamo] Savonarola -- Isabella [of Castile] and Ferdinand [of Aragon] -- Christopher Columbus -- Selim the Grim -- [Francisco] Pizarro -- Barbarossa [Hayreddin Pasha] and [his brother] Silver Arm [Oruc Aga] -- Borgias: Pope Alexander VI and his children Cesare and Lucrezia [Lucretia] -- [Ferdinand] Magellan -- Babur -- [Hernán, Hernando] Cortés -- Henry VIII -- Suleiman the Magnificent -- Ivan the Terrible -- Elizabeth I -- Akbar the Great -- Tokugawa Ieyasu -- Galileo [Galilei]
  • [William] Shakespeare -- Abbas -- [Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von] Wallenstein [Waldstein] -- [Oliver] Cromwell -- Aurangzeb -- [Samuel] Pepys -- Louis XIV -- [Isaac] Newton -- [John Churchill, 1st Duke of] Marlborough -- Peter the Great -- Nader Shah -- [François-Marie Arouet] Voltaire -- Samuel Johnson -- Frederick the Great -- [Giacomo Girolamo] Casanova -- Captain [James] Cook -- Catherine the Great -- [Prince Grigory] Potemkin -- [George] Washington -- [Thomas] Jefferson -- Toussaint L'Ouverture -- [Charles Maurice de] Talleyrand[-Périgord] -- Wolfgang Mozart -- [Maximilien] Robespierre -- [Horatio] Nelson -- [Arthur Wellesley, Duke of] Wellington -- Napoleon I [Bonaparte] -- [Ludwig van] Beethoven -- Jane Austen -- Shaka -- [George Gordon, Lord] Byron -- [Honoré de] Balzac -- [Alexander] Pushkin -- Alexandre Dumas, père et fils [father and son] -- [Benjamin] Disraeli -- [Giuseppe] Garibaldi -- Napoleon III -- [Abraham] Lincoln -- Jack the Ripper -- [Charles] Darwin -- [Charles] Dickens -- [Otto] Bismarck -- Florence Nightingale -- [Louis] Pasteur -- Francisco Lopez & Eliza Lynch -- [Leo/Lev] Tolstoy -- [Empress Dowager] Cixi -- Leopold II [of Belgium] -- [Peter] Tchaikovsky -- [Georges] Clemenceau -- Sarah Bernhardt -- [Guy de] Maupassant -- Oscar Wilde -- Wilhelm II -- [David] Lloyd-George -- [Henri de] Toulouse-Lautrec -- [Grigori] Rasputin -- [Mohandas Karamchand, Mahatma] Gandhi -- [Rafael] Trujillo -- [Vladimir Ulyanov] Lenin -- Ungern von Sternberg -- [Marcel] Proust
  • [Ernest] Shackleton, [Robert Falcon] Scott & [Roald] Amundsen -- [Winston] Churchill -- Ibn Saud -- [Pancho] Villa and [Emiliano] Zapata -- [Josef Dzugashvili] Stalin -- [Albert] Einstein -- Enver, Talat & Jemal: the three Pashas -- [Kemal] Atatürk -- [Pablo] Picasso -- [Franklin Delano] Roosevelt -- [Benito] Mussolini -- [Hideki] Tojo -- [David] Ben-Gurion -- [Adolf] Hitler -- [Jawarhalal] Nehru -- [Sergei] Bulgakov -- [Francisco] Franco -- Mao Zedong [Mao Tse-tung] -- Isaac Babel -- [Nikolai Ivanovich] Yezhov -- [Georgy Konstantinovich] Zhukov -- [Alphonse/Al] Capone -- [Lavrenti] Beria -- [Ernest] Hemingway -- [Heinrich] Himmler and [Reinhard] Heydrich -- [Ayatollah Ruhollah] Khomeini -- [Eric Arthur Blair, George] Orwell -- Deng Xiaoping -- [François] Duvalier -- [Oskar] Schindler -- [Enver] Hoxha of Albania -- Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il -- Odette Sansom -- [John Fitzgerald Kennedy] JFK -- [Gamal Abdel] Nasser, [Anwar el-] Sadat, [Hosni] Mubarak -- The Ceauşescus of Romania -- [Nelson] Mandela -- [Reza Pahlavi] The Shah of Iran -- [Pope] John Paul II -- [Andrei] Sakharov -- [Francisco Macías] Nguema -- Pol Pot -- Idi Amin -- [Margaret] Thatcher -- Anne Frank -- [Mikhail] Gorbachev and [Boris] Yeltsin -- Elvis [Presley] -- Saddam Hussein -- [Muammar el- Gaddafi] Kadaffi -- Muhammad Ali -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- [Pablo] Escobar -- Osama bin Laden
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20 cm
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Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
xviii, 620 pages
Isbn
9781474606462
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rdamedia
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