American national biography supplement 1 : with a cumulative index by occupations and realms of renown (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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American national biography supplement 1 : with a cumulative index by occupations and realms of renown

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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This volume supplements the original American National Biography and provides information up to 1999. It contains about 400 new listings, alphabetically arranged and ranging in length from one to several pages. Each is followed by a bibliography. The profiles are written by experts in the field and recount the stories of leaders, composers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, writers, scientists and outlaws who helped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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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: 50615529
Notes: "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."
Description: viii, 926 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: editors 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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