WorldCat Identities

Crompton, Samuel Willard

Overview
Works: 83 works in 284 publications in 2 languages and 12,347 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Church history  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
.
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 2003 in English and held by 537 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 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, and culture of Pakistan
The handy Civil War answer book by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 428 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
The handy state-by-state answer book : faces, places, and famous dates for all fifty states by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did colonies, territories, and land purchases shape the United States of America? What differencesand similaritiesare there between the states? What does each state bring to the union? From sea to shining sea, "The Handy State-by-State Answer Book: Faces, Places, and Famous Dates for All Fifty States" explores the history, growth, politics, people, and more of each of the 50 states. It is a resource for learning about the events and personalities that influenced and affected each state, its history, government, cities, and culture. It is a convenient place to look for state facts and trivia. In addition to the state motto, nickname, and when it entered the union, "The Handy State-by-State Answer Book" answers intriguing questions about the people, places, and events that lend a unique character to each state's boundaries, government, and places of interest
Waterloo by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 342 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
Julius Caesar by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great of Macedonia
Hastings by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 322 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
Desiderius Erasmus by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of the Dutch thinker and writer, who became a trusted confidant of popes and kings, and whose work raised many of the issues that precipitated the Protestant Reformation
Peyton Manning by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 297 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
Desmond Tutu : fighting apartheid by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 295 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 ..."
Tenochtitlan by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 261 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 handy military history answer book by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brutality and fear. Heroism and sacrifice. Military history is a fascinating, complex, and often contradictory subject. War and fighting between tribes, clans, groups and countries has been with us forever. Great leaders, great villains, pivotal moments and events become transformative, causing political, social, and technological upheavals, which were often built on the foundation of war. The Handy Military History Answer Book is a captivating, concise, and convenient look at how the world, the United States, and the lives we lead today have been changed by war and the military. The weapons, leaders, soldiers, battles, tactics, strategies, blunders, technologies, and outcomes are all examined in this powerful primer on the military, its history-and world history. From early Greeks and Romans to Genghis Kahn and other great conquering militaries of the past, continuing on through the civil wars and world wars that shaped the boundaries of today's nations, and to the modern weapons, technologies, guerrilla warfare, and terrorism currently reported in the nightly news, this book investigates everything from the smallest miscalculations and maneuvers to the biggest invasions and battles, as well as the cutting-edge technologies and firepower that led to victories and helped change the world. The Handy Military History Answer Book looks at the who, the what, the why, and the how of conflicts throughout history. It answers over 1,100 questions, from the mostly widely asked to the more obscure."--Amazon website
Jonathan Edwards by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and works of Jonathan Edwards, Puritan pastor, writer, and most well-read American of his time
Nelson Mandela : ending apartheid in South Africa by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 257 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
Martin Luther by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of the German monk whose writings initiated the Prostestant Reformation
100 famous Americans who changed American history by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 227 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 Third Crusade : Richard the Lionhearted vs. Saladin by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 219 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
The Wright brothers : first in flight by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Hindi and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 217 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for The ultima ... to 0.31 for The Wright ...)

The ultimate book of lighthouses : history, legend, lore, design, technology, romance
Covers
PakistanWaterlooJulius CaesarAlexander the GreatHastingsDesiderius ErasmusPeyton ManningDesmond Tutu : fighting apartheid
Alternative Names
Crompton, Samuel

Crompton, Samuel Etinde

Crompton, Samuel Etinde, 1961-

Crompton, Samuel Willard

Crompton, Samuel Willard 1961-

크럼프턴, 사무엘 W

크럼프턴, 사무엘 윌러드

크럼프턴, 새뮤얼 월러드

Languages
English (100)

Hindi (1)