This text provides a comprehensive guide to Australian military history, written by the country's leading military historians. It includes entries on key soldiers, politicians and writers, as well as information on major campaigns, weapons and themes.
This revised guide to the American stage from its beginnings to the present day contains over 3,000 entries on playwrights plays, actors, directors, producers, songwriters, famous playhouses, dramatic movements and more.
This papal who's who contains updated biographical accounts of all the popes from St Peter to Pope Benedict XVI. Arranged chronologically it provides a continuous history of the papacy as well as their irregularly elected rivals. It is fully indexed for quick reference and includes recommended further reading.
This work gives a history of the kings and queens of Britain ranging from mythical and early pre-conquest rulers to the present House of Windsor. The entries are ordered in sections by regions and then by royal lines.
Covering over 1500 singers from the origins of opera to the present day, this book is a comprehensive resource for opera lovers. It features more than 40 specially commissioned articles on contemporary singers.