"Illustrated with a mix of 19th-century art and modern photos of monuments or artifacts, this entry in the venerable Landmark Books series will serve equally well as middle-grade assignment fodder or a consciousness raiser. (timeline, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Redmond shares title and topic with Patricia Clyne's 1976 (long o.p.) collective biography, but offers more profiles—24, plus shorter references—at an easier reading level.
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