Legends, Leaders, Legacies

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Susan Vollmer, 2007 - 341
The power of one is demonstrated in the lives of 18 leaders killed for their beliefs - yet their causes lived on. This nonfiction book is about leaders who made a significant contribution to history and paid the ultimate price. You'll gain a greater understanding of the following countries and cultures through the eyes of these leaders. Travel through time as you read the stories of: * William Wallace, Scotland * Joan of Arc, France, * Jose Rizal, Philippines * Edith Cavell, England * Rosa Luxemburg, Poland * Emiliano Zapata, Mexico * Michael Collins, Ireland * Engelbert Dollfuss, Austria * Sophie Scholl, Germany * Raoul Wallenberg, Sweden * Robert Capa, Hungary * Martin Luther King Jr., U.S.A. * Faisal ibn Abdul Aziz, Saudi Arabia * Stephen Bantu Biko, South Africa * Anwar el- Sadat, Egypt * Indira Gandhi, India * Yitzhak Rabin, Israel * Ahmad Shah Massood, Afghanistan "Legends, Leaders, Legacies" captures the most exciting details of their lives, and it presents history and biographies in a unique way.
 

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William Wallace
1
Joan of Arc
23
José Rizal
29
Edith Cavell
40
Rosa Luxemburg
50
Emiliano Zapata
67
Michael Collins
89
Engelbert Dollfuss
108
Martin Luther King Jr
181
Faisal ibn Abdul Aziz
198
Stephen Bantu Biko
213
Anwar el Sadat
222
Indira Nehru Gandhi
249
Yitzhak Rabin
268
Ahmad Shah Massood
298
Looking At Leaders
317

Sophie Scholl
119
Raoul Wallenberg
127
Robert Bob Capa
158
Bibliography
321
Index
333
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Susan Vollmer has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia. She has worked as a newspaper reporter / photographer, publications editor and currently serves as a manager in international transportation. She knows the importance of understanding diversity in cultures and countries. She knows the importance of keeping good stories alive for the generations to come. She believes that she can make a difference. And she believes that you can, too.

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