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The book is, in short, a tour de force: spirited, erudite, and entertaining - well within the reach of advanced undergraduates.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Greatness: Who Makes History and Wh. In this path-breaking work, Dean Keith Simonton examines a range of important personalities and events that have influenced the course of history.
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In this path-breaking work, Dean Keith Simonton examines a range of important personalities and events that have influenced the course of history.
Simonton's book is bound to overwhelm you. There is so much information packed into this tome that I found . The book satisfies the universal interest we have in those who are great, those who can be and those who could have been. There is so much information packed into this tome that I found myself jumping from chapter to chapter. But a lot of this is fascinating. I am most impressed with the statistics and tables that he presents. Even if you like to just "look at the pictures," they still convey the most interesting things.
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Who Makes History and Why. Dean Keith Simonton. The book covers history-making events such as international crises, technological innovations and scientific breakthroughs, popular TV shows, natural disasters, and many more.
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Dean Keith Simonton is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UC-Davis. He is particularly interested in the study of human intelligence, creativity, greatness, and the psychology of science. Simonton was born on January 27, 1948, in Los Angeles (Glendale), California. He obtained his . at Harvard in 1973, and his PhD in 1975. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a fellow of the American Psychological Association.
Dean Keith Simonton, P. a professor of psychology at the University of California at Davis, has published more than 100 articles and five books on various aspects of history-making personalities and events. Библиографические данные. Автор.