American national biography. Supplement 1 (Book, 2002) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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American national biography. Supplement 1

Author: Paul F Betz; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told more as stories than history lessons, the biographies in American National Biography Supplement I recount the tales of all the different people who shaped America--leaders, composers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, writers, scientists, and outlaws. Each one written by an expert in the field and masterfully woven together to present the most accurate and up-to-date information, the entries bring forth a powerful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Dictionaries
Indexes
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul F Betz; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 0195150635 9780195150636
OCLC Number: 191278565
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."
Suppl. 1 includes cumulative indexes by occupations and realms of renown.
Description: viii, 926 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: edited by Paul Betz, Mark C. Carnes.

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Told more as stories than history lessons, the biographies in this book recount the tales of people who have shaped America - leaders, composers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, writers, scientists, and  Read more...
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"Picking up where the American National Biography left off...Supplement I maintains the ANB's format and quality throughout....Every library holding ANB will want Supplement I; those lacking the Read more...

 
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