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Who's Who 1996: An Annual Biographical Dictionary
     

Who's Who 1996: An Annual Biographical Dictionary

by St Martins Press, Edited by Reference (Editor)
 
Since 1849, Who's Who has offered an international listing of the most prominent and important people in politics, the arts, business, the sciences, sports--in short, virtually every field of endeavor. Who's Who gives the reader instant access to the backgrounds, life histories, and interests of thousands of distinguished personalities. This unusually

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Since 1849, Who's Who has offered an international listing of the most prominent and important people in politics, the arts, business, the sciences, sports--in short, virtually every field of endeavor. Who's Who gives the reader instant access to the backgrounds, life histories, and interests of thousands of distinguished personalities. This unusually detailed primary reference, collects and compiles information found nowhere else. Included is information on each individual's family, education, honors and awards, significant achievements, past and present occupations, recreations, and addresses. In the case of artists, performers, architects and writers, the book offers an extensive listing of major works with dates of completion. A strictly anonymous editorial board selects influential people from around the world for listing in this reference book. Thousands of business people, journalists, diplomats, politicians, and students rely on this original, annually updated Who's Who as their primary source of biographical data on the world's most notable people.

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Booknews
**** Cited in BCL3, Sheehy, and more recently in ARBA 1992. Published since 1849, this may authoritatively be called the progenitor of all things subsequently named "Who's who." The present edition contains some 29,000 alphabetical entries that detail the background, life history, and interests of persons of distinction worldwide and in all fields. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312129491
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/15/1996
Series:
Who's Who Series
Pages:
2200
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 10.94(h) x 2.41(d)

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