World Cultural Leaders Review

“Recommended for high school and public libraries because of its broad scope and convenience…”
- CHOICE

“ABC-CLIO published the first edition of this title in 2000. Now Grey House has brought it up-to-date with more than 138 new entries and 75 new photographs, for a total of 550 biographies and 225 images. Each entry includes a brief headnote with dates of birth and, when applicable, death; a narrative of around a page; and a brief bibliography. Following the entries are a directory of ‘Places to Visit’ for selected leaders, a ‘List of Leaders by Occupation’ a glossary, an index, a selection of primary documents, and a foldout time line.”
- Booklist

“…fill[s] a need for handy, concise information on a wide array of international cultural figures that may be difficult to find. Thus, it may be a worthwhile purchase for those libraries servicing constituencies in need of this kind of information, such as writers and students.”
- ARBA

“… but the presentation, straightforward and accessible writing style, and 225 images make this source easy, appealing, and likely to be used. A real reference tool for public or community college libraries.”
- Library Journal