High School Social Studies

Great Lives from History: The Incredibly Wealthy features 445 essays covering 446 people from all time, worldwide. The vast majority of the individuals included in this set have never been covered in this series before, and all of them have never been covered from the perspective of how they generated and used their wealth, impacting society as a whole. Many of these individuals--major "players" but often persons behind the scenes--are not covered in other biographical reference works of this magnitude.



Notorious Lives is part of Salem's Great Lives from History series. There are 637 essays focus on historically significant personages considered "notorious." The definition of that term ranges from controversial to extremely negative. Scope of coverage includes ancient times to the present, worldwide, with an emphasis on the North American and the West but including other parts of the world as well.


400 biographies of athletes from all sports.