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Barry Jones' Dictionary of World Biography
Author: Barry Jones

ISBN: 9781925265781
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 932
Published: 1 January 2017
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 17.2 x 8.1
Description:
There is no other book to turn to for a comprehensive guide to history's biggest names including, to name just a few...

Homer, Julius Caesar, Jesus, Christopher Columbus, Michelangelo, William Shakespeare, J S Bach, Abraham Lincoln, Karl Marx, Pablo Picasso, Sigmund Freud, Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong.

And from an Australian perspective, Dictionary of World Biography has more than enough of those within our own country who have in some way shaped our own history...

Elizabeth Blackburn, Don Bradman, Henry Lawson, Mary McKillop, Macfarlane Burnett, Sidney Nolan, Kerry Packer and Peter Singer.

About the Author

Hon. Dr Barry Jones is a writer, broadcaster and former Labor member of both the Victorian and Federal parliaments. Australia's longest serving Science Minister (1983-90), he served as National President of the Australian Labor Party from 1992 to 2000 and again in 2005-06. He is the only person to have been elected as a Fellow of all four Australian learned academies: Technological Sciences and Engineering in 1992, the Humanities in 1993, Science in 1996 and Soci...

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