American national biography (Libro, 1999) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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American national biography

American national biography

Autore: John Arthur Garraty; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
Pubblicazione: New York : Oxford University, 1999.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Biography : IngleseVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Sommario:
"Over 10 years in the making, American National Biography is a fascinating study of the people who have shaped the United States. Why replace the Dictionary of American Biography instead of merely updating it through supplements? Because the editors include new scholarship and people who were missed in the original, especially women and ethnic minorities. Numbering 24 volumes and containing 17,500 entries, the work  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Biografías Diccionarios
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Arthur Garraty; Mark C Carnes; American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 0195206355 9780195206357 0195127803 9780195127805 0195127811 9780195127812 019512782X 9780195127829 0195127838 9780195127836 0195127846 9780195127843 0195127854 9780195127850 0195127862 9780195127867 0195127870 9780195127874 0195127889 9780195127881 0195127897 9780195127898 0195127900 9780195127904 0195127919 9780195127911 0195127927 9780195127928 0195127935 9780195127935 0195127943 9780195127942 0195127951 9780195127959 019512796X 9780195127966 0195127978 9780195127973 0195127986 9780195127980 0195127994 9780195127997 0195128001 9780195128000 019512801X 9780195128017 0195128028 9780195128024 0195128036 9780195128031
Numero OCLC: 760500220
Note: "Conceived as the successor to the Dictionary of American biography, first published between 1926 and 1937"--Vol. 1, p. xvii.
"Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."
Descrizione: 24 v. ; 26 cm
Contenuti: V. 1. Aarons-Baird --
v. 2. Baker-Blatch --
v. 3. Blatchford-Burnet --
v. 4. Burnett-Clarke, Lewis --
v. 5. Clarke, Mary-DaCosta --
v. 6. Dafora-Dubuclet --
v. 7. Dubuque-Fishbein --
v. 8. Fishberg-Gihon --
v. 9. Gilbert-Hand --
v. 10. Handerson-Hofmann --
v. 11. Hofstadter-Jepson --
v. 12. Jeremiah-Kurtz --
v. 13. Kurtzman-Lovecraft --
v. 14. Lovejoy-McCurdy --
v. 15. McCutcheon-Moskowitz --
v. 16. Mosler-Parish --
v. 17. Park-Pushmataha --
v. 18. Putman-Roush --
v. 19. Rousseau-Simmons --
v. 20. Simms-Stratemeyer --
v. 21. Stratton-Tunney --
v. 22. Tunnicliff-Welk --
v. 23. Wellek-Wrenn --
v. 24. Wright-Zworykin-Indexes.
Altri titoli: N B
Responsabilità: general editors, John A. Garraty, Mark C. Carnes.

Sinossi:

"Over 10 years in the making, American National Biography is a fascinating study of the people who have shaped the United States. Why replace the Dictionary of American Biography instead of merely updating it through supplements? Because the editors include new scholarship and people who were missed in the original, especially women and ethnic minorities. Numbering 24 volumes and containing 17,500 entries, the work offers readable, informative, and critical biographies for each subject, the location of their papers (if they exist), and selective bibliographies. Excellent indexes--subject, contributor, place of birth, and occupation--enhance use. This is an outstanding set that will be heavily consulted for many years to come."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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