Estee Lauder, Henrietta Leavitt

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Book Summary: The 20th Century is the eighth installment in the revised and expanded Great Lives series, which provides in-depth critical, biographical essays from around the world. This brand new, ten-volume set offers more than 1,300 extensive biographies of major personages in world history from 1901-2000. Each essay ranges from 3 to 5 pages in length and displays standard ready-reference top matter offering easy access biographical information. The body of each essay is divided into three major sections: Early Life, Life's Work, and Significance. The set also includes several appendixes and indexes and a pronunication key.