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History Makers: Asian People Who Changed History Adam Sutherland

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 24 pages

ISBN:
9780750283755
Size:
265 x 210 x 3mm
Published:
10th Sep 2015
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Series:
History Makers
Asia
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Overview

Find out about the actions of Asian history makers in this book, ranging from the extreme bloodshed of Genghis Khan and Mao Tse-Tung to the non-violent resistance of Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu and the Dalai Lama and the contemplation of Confucius and Buddha. Explore the lives of those who made their mark on history, from building empires to establishing new belief systems and from speaking out against injustice to climbing to the top of the world.The History Makers series looks at the lives of significant figures from the past and present, who, by their ideas and actions, affected the course of history in their own countries and across the world.

Author

Adam Sutherland is an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer with over 20 years' experience in the industry. He has written for publications including The Observer, Wired and Esquire magazines, and has won the PPA Specialist Writer of the Year Award for his coverage of sport, and a BSME award for Young Writer of the Year. He started his writing career covering bands and music for style magazines The Face, i-D and Arena, but more recently has expanded to cover film, new media and business. He has written a series of business titles for young adults on companies such as Nike, Google and Facebook, and biographies of rapper Jay-Z and Apple founder Steve Jobs.

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