1924. Volume Eight of Eight. This volume contains Part II. Premier Personalities. The Beacon Lights of History is a series of lectures by Dr. Lord, who has been called the artistic historian, setting forth the great epochs and master minds of civilization-a biographical history of the world's life. Contents Part II. Woodrow Wilson: The Republic at War; Louis Pasteur: Biological Chemistry; Sarah Bernhardt: Dramatic Art; Luther Burbank: Wizardry in Plant Breeding; Heroic Women; Charles Proteus Steinmetz: Electrical Engineering; Guglielmo Marconi: Wireless Telegraphy; Henry Ford: Genius in Industry; Lee de Forest: Radio Broadcasting; The Wright Brothers: Invention and Development of the Airplane; and Charles William Eliot: Liberal Education. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Other volumes in this set are ISBN(s): 1417942940.