The Resource Generals who changed the world, Philip Wilkinson & Michael Pollard ; illustrations by Robert Ingpen

Generals who changed the world, Philip Wilkinson & Michael Pollard ; illustrations by Robert Ingpen

Label
Generals who changed the world
Title
Generals who changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Philip Wilkinson & Michael Pollard ; illustrations by Robert Ingpen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume profiles military men whose insight, skill, & daring have altered the course of world events, from Alexander the Great to Dwight D. Eisenhower. A profile of 20 important military men & how their accomplishments changed the course of history. Covers political and military milestones, high points in scientific and technological discoveries, and cultural and philosophical landmarks
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 355/.092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D25
LC item number
.W543 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Turning points in history
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Generals who changed the world, Philip Wilkinson & Michael Pollard ; illustrations by Robert Ingpen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 91) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • CPL-MAIN
  • KNSM-MAIN
  • HEND-MAIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Alexander's campaigns: Alexander the Great, 323 B.C., Hydaspes, Pakistan -- Vandals, Huns and Visgoths: A.D. 251, Rome, Italy -- Viking raiders and conquerors: A.D. 911, Normandy, France -- William I conquers England: William of Normandy, 1066, Hastings, England -- Ghana falls to the Almoravids: Abu Bakr, 1075, Kuni Saleh, Mauritania -- First Crusade: 1099, Jerusalem, Israel -- Genghis Khan's Mongol horde: Genghis Kahn, 1206, Qaraqorum, Mongolia -- Byzantium falls to Mehmet II: Mehmet II the Conqueror, 1453, Istanbul, Turkey -- Babur conquers India: Zahir al-Din Muhammad, 1526, Delhi, India -- Netherlands' revolt: William of Orange, 1574, Leyden, Netherlands -- Drakes and the Spanish Armada: Sir Frances Drake, 1588, English channel -- Sobieski saves Vienna: John III Sobieski, 1683, Vienna, Austria -- Wolfe captures Quebec: James Wolfe, 1759, Quebec, Montreal, Canada -- Washington after Lexington: George Washington, 1781, Yorktown, Virginia -- Napoleon attacks Moscow: Napoleon Bonaparte, 1812, Moscow, Russia -- Robert E. Lee and Sharpsburg: Robert E. Lee, 1865, Sharpsburg, Maryland -- Kruger's Boers against Britain: Pual Kruger, 1901, Mafeking, South Africa -- Start of the World War I: 1914, Sarajevo, Bosnia -- Japan bombs Pearl harbor: 1941, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii -- Eisenhower and D-day: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1944, Normandy, France
Control code
ocm28708081
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
93 pages
Isbn
9781850282334
Lccn
93031358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
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u991310
System control number
(OCoLC)28708081

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