This history reader, part of the "Men of the.Ages" series by Memoria Press, presents history through fascinating biographical portraits which students will truly enjoy reading. Chapters cover Lorenzo the Magnificient, Charles V of Germany, Cardinal Wolsey, Wallenstein, Galileo, Cromwell, Peter the Greek, George Washington, Horatio Nelson, Garibaldi and up through Gladstone and Count von Bismarck. Full-page, full-color illustrations, black-and-white portrait reproductions, and archival photographs are also included. 165 pages, softcover. Grades 6-8.