Browse all books

Books published by publisher Dillon Pr

  • Native Americans and Mesa Verde

    Hazel Mary Martell

    Library Binding (Dillon Pr, May 1, 1993)
    Discusses life among the Anasazi Indians at the Mesa Verde site in Colorado between 550 and 1300
  • The Zoo Lady: Belle Benchley and the San Diego Zoo

    Margaret Poynter

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, March 1, 1980)
    Presents the career of Belle Benchley whose 25 year career as the director of the San Diego Zoo began with a temporary job as a bookkeeper.
  • El Salvador: On the Road to Peace

    Karen Schwabach

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, Dec. 1, 1998)
    Describes the land, people, history, legends and folk tales, festivals and holidays, and everyday life of El Salvador
  • Armenia: A Rugged Land, an Enduring People

    Lucine Kasbarian

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, Dec. 1, 1997)
    An introduction to the geography, history, people, government, and culture of Armenia with emphasis on the challenges facing this newly independent nation.
  • Colin Powell: A Man of Quality

    Libby Hughes

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, April 1, 1996)
    From his South Bronx childhood to his rising military career to his role as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a biography of Colin Powell discusses his personal beliefs and future
  • Everyone Wears His Name: A Biography of Levi Strauss

    Sondra Henry, Emily Taitz

    Library Binding (Dillon Pr, May 1, 1990)
    Offering a look at life during the California Gold Rush, this biography tells the story of Levi Strauss, the German immigrant who created the world's largest clothing manufacturer
  • Atomic Dawn: A Biography of Robert Oppenheimer

    John E. Driemen

    Library Binding (Dillon Pr, April 1, 1989)
    A biographical study of the "father of the atomic bomb" traces the life and career of physicist Robert Oppenheimer and discusses his role in the Manhattan Project and his political problems during the 1950s
  • The Greatest Showman on Earth: A Biography of P.T. Barnum

    Ann Tompert

    Library Binding (Dillon Pr, Jan. 1, 1988)
    A biography of the showman who, among other achievements, created a three-ring circus known as "the greatest show on earth" and was active in Connecticut politics.
  • Ghana Mali Songhay: The Western Sudan

    Kenny Mann

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, Jan. 1, 1996)
    A study of the legends and history of the ancient West African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay, including background and commentary on Islam's influence in the region
  • Kongo Ndongo: West Central Africa

    Kenny Mann

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, June 1, 1996)
    Interweaving oral history, legend, and historical documents, a study of the ancient kingdoms of West Central Africa discusses the arrival of Portuguese explorers and colonists in the region and the devastating impact of the slave trade on the kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo.
  • Monomotapa, Zulu, Basuto: Southern Africa

    Kenny Mann

    Hardcover (Dillon Pr, June 1, 1996)
    Presents a detailed study of the fall of the great kingdoms of South Africa as they were permanently changed because of rapid colonization and the continuous waves of European traders, gold seekers, missionaries, and soldiers.
  • Zenj, Buganda: East Africa

    Kenny Mann

    Paperback (Dillon Pr, Nov. 1, 1996)
    A study of the history, legends, and life of both indigenous peoples and immigrants to two areas of East Africa, the ancient coastal land of Zenj and the kingdom of Buganda