Villains and Outlaws

Villains and Outlaws

by Macmillan Library Reference Usa
     
 

Students and teachers alike are fascinated by the notorious villains of our past. Featuring biographies of 110 historical scoundrels, this exciting volume will encourage the study of history. Villains & Outlaws is visually appealing with illustrations, margin quotes, definitions, and timelines featured throughout the volume. Each 750-1000 word biography describes the…  See more details below

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Students and teachers alike are fascinated by the notorious villains of our past. Featuring biographies of 110 historical scoundrels, this exciting volume will encourage the study of history. Villains & Outlaws is visually appealing with illustrations, margin quotes, definitions, and timelines featured throughout the volume. Each 750-1000 word biography describes the life of an infamous outlaw who lived during the 18th, 19th, or early 20th centuries. Some of the scallywags profiled include, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Al Capone, Babyface Nelson, Lizzie Borden, John Wilkes Booth, and Benedict Arnold.

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Profiles 117 notable figures from American and world history who perpetrated villainy or who lived outside the law. Tailored for the young adult audience, the articles describe gangsters and organized crime bosses; dictators, corrupt political leaders, and war criminals; assassins; famous murderers or accused murderers; pirates and buccaneers; old west outlaws; and traitors and turncoat spies. Contains many b&w photographs. Entries are arranged alphabetically and each includes a time line. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028650586
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Profiles Series
Pages:
361
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 10.36(h) x 1.17(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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