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Famous American women : a biographical dictionary from colonial times to the present

Author: Robert McHenry
Publisher: New York : Dover, 1983, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Pocahontas to Twyla Tharp, this invaluable reference documents the lives and careers of 1035 distinguished American women in biographical entries of about 400 words. Among them are artists, abolitionists, athletes, poets, businesswomen, diplomats, lawyers, First Ladies, feminists, reformers, teachers, missionaries, doctors, patriots, politicians, singers and socialites"--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McHenry
ISBN: 0486245233 9780486245232
OCLC Number: 9413382
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Liberty's women. Springfield, Mass. : G & C. Merriam Co., c1980.
Includes indexes.
Description: xi, 482 p. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Liberty's women.
Responsibility: edited by Robert McHenry.
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"From Pocahontas to Twyla Tharp, this invaluable reference documents the lives and careers of 1035 distinguished American women in biographical entries of about 400 words. Among them are artists, abolitionists, athletes, poets, businesswomen, diplomats, lawyers, First Ladies, feminists, reformers, teachers, missionaries, doctors, patriots, politicians, singers and socialites"--Publisher's description.

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