9.54 × 6.66 × 0.47 in
March 31, 2005
Chelsea House Publications
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 079108258X
ISBN - 13: 9780791082584
From the Publisher
- Absorbing accounts of the leaders whose ideas and actions have changed the course of history
- Examines each person's life in the context of the politics of the time
- Full-color photographs enhance each book
About the Author
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is renowned as a historian, a public intellectual, & a political activist. He served as a special assistant to President John F. Kennedy; won two Pulitzer Prizes, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson"& in 1966 for "A Thousand Days,"& in 1998 was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.
"[Hussein] is a solid choice, with extensive, informative chapters on the consequences of colonialism, the Iran-Iraq and Persian Gulf wars, weapons inspection, and, bringing the chronology up to the present, regime change in Baghdad...Each book features well-chosen photos, a chronology, and a short bibliography. Fine additions to the biography or history shelf."