The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: (1997-1999)

The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: (1997-1999)

by Kenneth T. Jackson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0684806630

ISBN-13: 9780684806631

Pub. Date: 12/20/2001

Publisher: Gale Group

In addition to biographies of the 345 people selected, the volume contains cumulative name and occupation indexes for all the 1,964 people in the entire series. To winnow the names into so few, the editors compiled a list of several thousand candidates, classified them by profession or occupation, submitted the lists to specialists or groups to rank, then selected

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In addition to biographies of the 345 people selected, the volume contains cumulative name and occupation indexes for all the 1,964 people in the entire series. To winnow the names into so few, the editors compiled a list of several thousand candidates, classified them by profession or occupation, submitted the lists to specialists or groups to rank, then selected from the returned lists. The subjects include athletes, politicians, artists, religious figures, soldiers, scientists, lawyers and judges, writers, actors, business figures, and others. Photographs are included for most. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684806631
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
12/20/2001
Series:
The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.94(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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