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The Great Ones (Vol.II)

The Great Ones (Vol.II)
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Item Code: IDG641
Author: V. K. Subramanian
Publisher: Abhinav Publication
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 97881701743766
Pages: 231
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
weight of the book: 715 gms

About the Book:

Like its predecessor volume, The Great Ones, Volume Tow is the rare book, wherein the artistic and literary skill of the famous author-artist, V.K. Subramanian, are applied to an ennobling theme: the life and work of the Great Ones who have contributed to the advancement of human civilization and culture.

As in Volume One, the Great Ones dealt with fall into ten categories:

 

    1. The Great Ones in Art (Painting, Sculpture & Architecture) 2. The Great Ones in Literature (Poetry, Drama & Fiction) 3. The Great Ones in Science 4. The Great Ones in Medicine and Biology 5. The Great Ones in Exploration (Scientists and Voyageurs) 6. The Great Ones in Philosophy 7. The Great Ones in Public Life 8. The Great Ones in Social Reform. 9. The Great Ones in Business (Technology, Economics & Management) 10. The Great Ones in Entertainment (Music, Movies, Theatre & Sports)

This book is the second volume in a ten-volume series. Each volume dealing with 100 Great Ones (ten from each category). It will be an ideal presentation to every school and college student, eager to learn about the Great Ones who have made a difference to life on this planet by their life work, and adopt role models to emulate.

 

About the Author:

Vadkaymadom Krishna Iyer Subramanian (b. 1930, Kerala, India) is an eminent scholar, whose life mission is to present to the world the treasure of ancient India, in the fields of art, literature, philosophy and religion.

He has already translated several ancient texts into English.

These Include: Sundaryalahri, Sivanandalahari, Sacred Songs of India, Maxims of Chankya, Sri Rudraprasana, Wondrous Whispers of Wisdom from Ancient India.

As a consultant for holistic health and spiritual development, he has spelt out the Hindu regimens in this regard in his popular book: The Holistic Way to Health, Happiness and Harmony. Subramanian's Prolific literary output covers a variety of subjects ranging from astrology to art. He has been an astropalmic counselor for over 35 years.

A retired officer of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service(Which he joined in 1953), Subramanian is also a reputed painter, who has held 22 one-men shows and whose paintings (Some of them in the Chandigarh Museum) have won wide acclaim from leading art critics of India.

Subramanian who has traveled extensively in India, now lives in the United States of America.

 

CONTENTS

 

Introduction

 

11  

I.

The Great Ones in Art

  1. Giovanni Bellini (1430 A.D.- 1516 A.D.) 15
  2. Sandro Botticelli (1483 A.D.-1510 A.D.) 17
  3. Raphael (1483 A.D.-1520 A.D.) 19
  4. Lucas Cranach, the Elder (1472 A.D.-1553 A.D.) 21
  5. Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 A.D.-1680 A.D.) 23
  6. Velasquez (1599 A.D.-1660 A.D.) 25
  7. Jean Antoine Watteau (1684 A.D-1721 A.D) 27
  8. Francois Boucher (1703 A.D.-1770 A.D.) 29
  9. Jean Honore Fragonard (1732 A.D.-1806 A.D.) 31
  10. Marc Chagall (1887 A.D.-1985 A.D.)

 

 

II.

The Great Ones in Literature

  1. Valmiki (14th-15th century B.C.) 37
  2. Veda Vyasa (13th century B.C.) 39
  3. Homer (9th century B.C.) 41
  4. Sophocles (c. 496 B.C.-406 B.C.) 43
  5. Samuel Johnoson (1709 A.D.-1784 A.D.) 45
  6. Victor Hugo (1802 A.D.-1885 A.D.) 47
  7. Alfred Tennyson (1809 A.D.-1892 A.D.) 49
  8. John Ruskin (1819 A.D.-1900 A.D.) 51
  9. Rabindranath Tagore (1861 A.D.- 1941 A.D) 53
  10. Rudyard Kipling (1865 A.D.-1936 A.D.)

 

55

III.

The Great Ones in Science

  1. Aryabyhatta (476 A.D.-499 A.D.) 59
  2. Johannes Kepler (1571 A.D.-1630 A.D.) 61
  3. Robert Boyle (1627 A.D.-1691 A.D.) 63
  4. Henry Cavendish (1731 A.D.-1810 A.D.) 65
  5. John Dalton (1766 A.D.-1844 A.D.) 67
  6. Sir Humphrey Davy (1778 A.D.-1829 A.D.) 69
  7. Max Planck (1858 A.D.-1947 A.D.) 71
  8. Marie Curie (1867 A.D.-1934 A.D.) 73
  9. Ernest Rutherford (1871 A.D.-1937 A.D.) 75
  10. Linus Pauling (1901 A.D.-1994 A.D.)

 

77

IV.

The Great Ones in Medicine and Biology

  1. Galen (130 A.D.-201 A.D.) 81
  2. Ambrose Pare (1510 A.D.-1590 A.D.) 83
  3. Anton van Leewenhoek (1632 A.D.-1723 A.D.) 85
  4. Edward Jenner (1749 A.D.-1823 A.D.) 87
  5. Sir Charles Bell (1774 A.D.-1842 A.D.) 89
  6. Sir Edwin Chadwick (1800 A.D.-1890 A.D.) 91
  7. John snow (1813 A.D.-1858 A.D.) 93
  8. Claude Bernard (1813 A.D.-1878 A.D.) 95
  9. William Morton (1819 A.D.-1868 A.D.) 97
  10. Gregor Mendel (1822 A.D.-1884 A.D.)

 

99

V.

The Great Ones in Exploration

  1. Leif Ericsson (10th Century A.D.) 103
  2. Prince Henry (1394 A.D.-1460 A.D.) 105
  3. John Cabot (1425 A.D.-1500 A.D.) 107
  4. Vasco Da Gama (1469 A.D.-1524 A.D.) 109
  5. Vasco Nunez de Gama (1475 A.D.-1519 A.D.) 111
  6. Hernan Gortes (1485 A.D.-1547 A.D.) 113
  7. Walter Raleigh (1552 A.D.-1618 A.D.) 115
  8. Fridjtof Nansen (1861 A.D.-1930 A.D.) 117
  9. Yuri Gagarin (1934 A.D.-1968 A.D.) 119
  10. Neil Armstrong (1930- )

 

121

VI.

The Great Ones in Philosophy

  1. Thomas Aquinas (1225 A.D.-1274 A.D.) 125
  2. Desiderious Erasmus (1466 A.D.-1536 A.D.) 127
  3. Francis Bacon (1561 A.D.-1626 A.D.) 129
  4. Thomas Hobbes (1588 A.D.-1679 A.D.) 131
  5. George Berkeley (1685 A.D.-1753 A.D.) 133
  6. Denis Diderot (1713 A.D.-1784 A.D.) 135
  7. Jeremy Bentham (1748 A.D.-1832 A.D.) 137
  8. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770 A.D.-1831 A.D.) 139
  9. Friedrich Engels (1820 A.D.-1895 A.D.) 141
  10. Martin Buber (1878 A.D.-1965 A.D.)

 

143

VII.

The Great Ones in Public Life

  1. Sir Thomas More (1478 A.D.-1535 A.D.) 147
  2. Benjamin Disraeli (1804 A.D.-1881 A.D.) 149
  3. William Gladstone (1809 A.D.-1898 A.D.) 151
  4. Sun-Yat-Sen (1866 A.D.-1925 A.D.) 153
  5. Kemal Ataturk (1881 A.D.-1938 A.D.) 155
  6. Eamon de Valera (1882 A.D.-1975 A.D.) 157
  7. Dag Hammarskjold (1905 A.D.-1961 A.D.) 159
  8. U Thant (1909 A.D.-1974 A.D.) 161
  9. John Kennedy (1917 A.D.-1963 A.D.) 163
  10. Anwar Sadat (1918 A.D.-1981 A.D.)

 

165

VIII.

The Great Ones in Social Reform

  1. William Wilberforce (1759 A.D.-1833 A.D.) 169
  2. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811 A.D.-1896 A.D.) 171
  3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 A.D.-1902 A.D.) 173
  4. Frederick Douglass (1817 A.D.-1895 A.D.) 175
  5. Susan B. Anthony (1820 A.D.-1906 A.D.) 177
  6. Clara Barton (1821 A.D.-1921 A.D.) 179
  7. Booker T. Washington (1856 A.D.-1915 A.D.) 181
  8. Jane Addams (1860 A.D.-1935 A.D.) 183
  9. Vinoba Bhave (1895 A.D.-1982 A.D.) 185
  10. Rachel Carson (1907 A.D.-1964 A.D.)

 

187

IX.

The Great Ones in Business

  1. Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (1851 A.D.-1789 A.D.) 191
  2. Samuel Morse (1791 A.D.-1872 A.D.) 193
  3. Andrew Carnegie (1835 A.D.-1919 A.D.) 195
  4. Karl Benz (1844 A.D.-1929 A.D.) 197
  5. George Eastman (1854 A.D.-1932 A.D.) 199
  6. George Washington Carver (1864 A.D.-1946 A.D.) 201
  7. John Maynard Keynes (1883 A.D.-1946 A.D.) 203
  8. Henry Luce (1898 A.D.-1967 A.D.) 205
  9. Ray Kroc (1902 A.D.-1984 A.D.) 229
  10. Norman Borlaugh (1914-)

 

209

X.

The Great Ones in Entertainment

  1. Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 A.D.-1787 A.D.) 213
  2. Hector Berlioz (1803 A.D.-1869 A.D.) 215
  3. Richard Wagner (1813 A.D.-1883 A.D.) 217
  4. Guiseppe Verdi (1913 A.D.-1901 A.D.) 219
  5. Anton Bruckner (1824 A.D.-1896 A.D.) 221
  6. Antonin Dvorak (1841 A.D.-1904 A.D.) 223
  7. Jules Massenet (1842 A.D.-1912 A.D.) 225
  8. Gustav Mahler (1860 A.D.-1911 A.D.) 227
  9. Bela Bartok (1881 A.D.-1945 A.D.) 229
  10. Igor Stravinsky (1882 A.D.-1971 A.D.) 231

 

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