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Crompton, Samuel Willard

Overview
Works: 94 works in 395 publications in 2 languages and 12,683 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  Biographies  History  Trivia and miscellanea  Church history  Academic theses 
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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, and culture of Pakistan
The Cheyenne by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 355 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
Waterloo by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 348 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
Alexander the Great by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 340 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 330 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( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 325 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
Julius Caesar by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 320 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
Desmond Tutu : fighting apartheid by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 310 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 )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 298 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
The handy Civil War answer book by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 296 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 276 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
Jonathan Edwards by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 262 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 )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 260 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 230 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 220 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
Discovering Ancient Rome by Samuel Willard Crompton( )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome was the city that conquered the entire Mediterranean world. For almost 500 years, it presided over that world, shaping it, and providing instruction for all those who came later. The city fell to the barbarians, and the empire ceased to exist, but the ideas and ideals that built both the city and the empire can still be felt today. This book presents the fascinating empire of Ancient Rome, from its rise to its fall. Readers will learn how Romans lived their daily lives, as well as the accomplishments they contributed that continue to influence the world today
Sinking of the Bismarck by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 216 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
The Wright brothers : first in flight by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Hindi and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desribes the careers and achievments of the Wright Brothers, who are credited with the invention of the airplane in 1903
The Third Crusade : Richard the Lionhearted vs. Saladin by Samuel Willard Crompton( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 208 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
 
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The ultimate book of lighthouses : history, legend, lore, design, technology, romance
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PakistanThe CheyenneWaterlooAlexander the GreatHastingsDesiderius ErasmusJulius CaesarDesmond Tutu : fighting apartheid
Alternative Names
Crompton, Samuel

Crompton, Samuel‏ 1961-

Crompton, Samuel Etinde

Crompton, Samuel Etinde‏ 1961-

Crompton, Samuel Willard

Crompton, Samuel Willard 1961-

크럼프턴, 사무엘 W. 1961-

크럼프턴, 사무엘 윌러드 1961-

크럼프턴, 새뮤얼 월러드 1961-

Languages
English (133)

Hindi (1)