Dictionary of American History

Dictionary of American History

by Scribner Book Company
     
 
The Dictionary of American History is the perfect introduction to the events, objects, issues, places, and concepts that have shaped American history since pre-Columbian times. More than 6,200 articles cover a wide range of military, political, social, and economic subjects, including theater, sports, battles, natural resources, food, education, and government

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The Dictionary of American History is the perfect introduction to the events, objects, issues, places, and concepts that have shaped American history since pre-Columbian times. More than 6,200 articles cover a wide range of military, political, social, and economic subjects, including theater, sports, battles, natural resources, food, education, and government agencies such as the F.B.I., the C.I.A., and the Post Office.

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****The 1976 edition of the eight-volume Adams' Dictionary of American History is cited in BCL3 and Sheehy. This two-volume supplement contains 757 signed entries; of these 469 are new entries, 110 are replacements, and 178 are updates to existing articles. All entries contain a brief bibliography and are cross-referenced to relevant topics both in the Supplement and the mother work. Biographies are not included (so as not to duplicate coverage in Scribners' companion work, the Dictionary of American Biography). Pre-pub price until 12/31/96: $180. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684195797
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
SUPPLEMENT
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 13.47(h) x 3.14(d)

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