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Crompton, Samuel Willard

Overview
Works: 81 works in 249 publications in 2 languages and 12,829 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Church history  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: VK1010, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Willard Crompton
The ultimate book of lighthouses : history, legend, lore, design, technology, romance by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"History, legend, lore, design, technology, romance."--Jacket
Pakistan by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, and culture of Pakistan
100 wars that shaped world history by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Hebrew and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book you will find the answers to questions about 100 different battles that played a significant role in the outcome of the wars in which they were contested. Read the capsule descriptions to learn how these battles were fought, including strategies, tactics, weapons, skills and luck. Learn about the great and not-so-great military leaders. 100 Battles That Shaped World History is organized chronologically and provides the reader with the essential facts and information in a concise and entertaining fashion." "Battles have been fought since the beginning of recorded time. Through the study of history perhaps we can discover how to live in everlasting peace."--Jacket
The presidents of the United States by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of each of the presidents, from George Washington to George Bush, providing details of each man's life and character, the times in which he lived, and the successes and failures that marked his term in office
Julius Caesar by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Roman general and stateman whose brilliant military leadership helped make Rome the center of a vast empire
Alexander the Great by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great of Macedonia
Desmond Tutu : fighting apartheid by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The series Modern Peacemakers profiles key recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize and the work they were doing when they received the award. Desmond Tutu was awarded the Prize in 1984 for being according to the Nobel committee, "a unifying leader figure in the campaign to resolve the problem of aparteid in South Africa ..."
Peyton Manning by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peyton Manning was destined to play quarterback in the National Football League. After all, his father was Archie Manning, a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the New Orleans Saints in the 1970s. From an early age, Peyton's life revolved around football, and he benefited from his father's tutelage. By his senior year of high school, he was being recruited by the top college football teams in the United States. Eventually, he chose the University of Tennessee, where he became an All-American. In 1998, the Indianapolis Colts selected him as the number-one overall pick in the NFL draft. Since then, Manning has established himself as one of the league's all-time greats. He has been selected to eight Pro Bowl teams and has set several NFL records. In 2006, he led the Colts to the franchise's first Super Bowl victory since 1970. Manning is also an all-pro off the field. In 2005, he was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award winner for his outstanding work in the community and on the playing field. Through his charitable organization, the PeyBack Foundation, he has helped raise millions of dollars for disadvantaged children
100 famous Americans who changed American history by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively, and informative presentation of Americans who have influenced the course of American history, from Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates
The handy Civil War answer book by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides answers to over nine hundred questions involving the United States Civil War, detailing the war's generals, weapons, battle events, and aftermath
Martin Luther by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of the German monk whose writings initiated the Protestant Reformation
Nelson Mandela : ending apartheid in South Africa by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the life and accomplishments of the South African president who spent twenty-seven years in jail for his political beliefs, discussing the struggle to end apartheid, his country's former system of racial segregation and oppression
The Third Crusade : Richard the Lionhearted vs. Saladin by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the events of the Third Crusade, focusing on the battles between Richard I of England and the Muslim leader Saladin
Sinking of the Bismarck by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts events leading up to and surrounding the May 1941 destruction of the British battle cruiser Hood by the German battleship Bismarck, soon followed by the sinking of the German ship by British forces
Hastings by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a historical account of the 1066 Battle of Hastings, a pivotal event in England's history, as well as the people and events leading up to it and its ramifications
Waterloo by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the Battle of Waterloo, in which Napoleon suffered his final defeat by the British and Dutch, ending the Napoleonic Wars, and was returned to exile
The Wright brothers : first in flight by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desribes the careers and achievments of the Wright Brothers, who are credited with the invention of the airplane in 1903
Tenochtitlan by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the battle at the city of Tenochtitlan between Hernan Cortes and his men and Montezuma and the Aztecs was the key to the control of the Valley of Mexico and the Aztec empire
The Cheyenne by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history and culture of the Cheyenne, a Native American tribe of the Great Plains, discussing their early interactions with Europeans and the US government, describing their influence in the creation of the United States, and looking at their modern-day status
Jonathan Edwards by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and works of Jonathan Edwards, Puritan pastor, writer, and most well-read American of his time
 
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The ultimate book of lighthouses : history, legend, lore, design, technology, romance
Alternative Names
Crompton, Samuel

Crompton, Samuel Etinde

Crompton, Samuel Willard

Crompton, Samuel Willard 1961-

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Languages
English (92)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Pakistan100 wars that shaped world historyJulius CaesarAlexander the GreatDesmond Tutu : fighting apartheidPeyton Manning100 famous Americans who changed American historyMartin Luther