Die Grossen Deutschen, Deutsche Biographie
Call Number: CT1054 .G72 1956 (LRA)
(Great Germans: German Biography) Chapter length narratives beholden to the concept of greatness. Complete in 5 volumes, the work chronicles Great Germans, mostly male, in roughly chronological order, from Bonifatius (7th-8th c.) to Bert Brecht. Includes many b/w and full-color photos and document facsimiles, but no bibliography. Volume 5 has an index, a list of authors, and a chronological list of "greats."