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The Cambridge dictionary of American biography

Author: John Stewart Bowman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains 9,000 brief profiles of the life and work of Americans from the colonial period to the present. Covers all fields from advertising to zoology, and attempts to provide full representation of women and minorities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographisches Nachschlagewerk
dictionnaire
Biography Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Stewart Bowman
ISBN: 0521402581 9780521402583
OCLC Number: 30026844
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxviii, 903 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by John S. Bowman.
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