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

Author: Paul R Betz; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002-<2005>
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
Reference works
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biografías Diccionarios
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American national biography. Supplement.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2002-<2005>
(OCoLC)657162007
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Betz; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 0195150635 9780195150636 9780195222029 0195222024
OCLC Number: 52547928
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."
"With a cumulative index by occupations and realms of renown."
Vol. 2 edited by Mark C. Carnes.
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 26 cm
Other Titles: A N B
Responsibility: editors, Paul Betz, Mark C. Carnes.

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This second supplement to the American National Biography will offer in print format approximately 500 new biographical entries that originally appeared as online updates.  Read more...
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"A monument of historical scholarship. These biographical narratives, well-written and riveting, often read more like character sketches than dry, dusty history."--Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard Read more...

 
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