Encyclopedia of Heads of States and Governments, 1900 through 1945

Encyclopedia of Heads of States and Governments, 1900 through 1945

by Harris M. Lentz III
     
 

The first half of the 20th century was perhaps the most turbulent in history. Two world wars and numerous smaller conflicts resulted in an unprecedented number of changes. Some of the leaders made an indelible mark on their nation and the world; others are scarcely remembered.

Nearly 1,200 emperors, kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, premiers, emirs,

Overview

The first half of the 20th century was perhaps the most turbulent in history. Two world wars and numerous smaller conflicts resulted in an unprecedented number of changes. Some of the leaders made an indelible mark on their nation and the world; others are scarcely remembered.

Nearly 1,200 emperors, kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, premiers, emirs, and other heads of state or government served from 1900 through 1945, and all are included in this comprehensive reference work. Each biographical profile is packed with data.

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Booklist
a valuable resource.... Recommended
Choice
noteworthy and commendable. The only work of its kind
Against the Grain
a handy compendium of biographical sketches that are not easily found...provides the reader with biographies of close to 1,200 world leaders...written in a straightforward style.... Public and academic libraries should give this book serious consideration

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786466177
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/18/2011
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Harris M. Lentz III, prodigious researcher and independent scholar, is the author of numerous reference works. He lives in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas.

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