Concise Dictionary Of American Biography

Concise Dictionary of American Biography
Publisher Macmillan Reference USA
Release Date
Category United States
Total Pages 1536
ISBN IND:30000121890531
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This one-volume abridgment of the Dictionary of American biography contains concise versions of all 18,110 biographies contained in the original work and the eight supplement volumes. It also includes 1,026 biographies of figures who died between 1961 and 1970, as well as a 170-page listing of all subjects by occupation (in some 1,000 fields of endeavor). Edited under the sponsorship of the American Council of Learned Societies. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR