Cover of: American national biography | general editors, John A. Garraty, Mark C. Carnes.

About the Book

"Over 10 years in the making, American National Biography is a fascinating study of the people who have shaped the United States. Why replace the Dictionary of American Biography instead of merely updating it through supplements? Because the editors include new scholarship and people who were missed in the original, especially women and ethnic minorities. Numbering 24 volumes and containing 17,500 entries, the work offers readable, informative, and critical biographies for each subject, the location of their papers (if they exist), and selective bibliographies. Excellent indexes--subject, contributor, place of birth, and occupation--enhance use. This is an outstanding set that will be heavily consulted for many years to come."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

About the Edition

"Over 10 years in the making, American National Biography is a fascinating study of the people who have shaped the United States. Why replace the Dictionary of American Biography instead of merely updating it through supplements? Because the editors include new scholarship and people who were missed in the original, especially women and ethnic minorities. Numbering 24 volumes and containing 17,500 entries, the work offers readable, informative, and critical biographies for each subject, the location of their papers (if they exist), and selective bibliographies. Excellent indexes--subject, contributor, place of birth, and occupation--enhance use. This is an outstanding set that will be heavily consulted for many years to come."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

Table of Contents

v. 1. Aarons-Baird
v. 2. Baker-Blatch
v. 3. Blatchford-Burnet
v. 4. Burnett-Clarke, Lewis
v. 5. Clarke, Mary-DaCosta
v. 6. Dafora-Dubuclet
v. 7. Dubuque-Fishbein
v. 8. Fishberg-Gihon
v. 9. Gilbert-Hand
v. 10. Handerson-Hofmann
v. 11. Hofstadter-Jepson
v. 12. Jeremiah-Kurtz
v. 13. Kurtzman-Lovecraft
v. 14. Lovejoy-McCurdy
v. 15. McCutcheon-Moskowitz
v. 16. Mosler-Parish
v. 17. Park-Pushmataha
v. 18. Putman-Roush
v. 19. Rousseau-Simmons
v. 20. Simms-Stratemeyer
v. 21. Stratton-Tunney
v. 22. Tunnicliff-Welk
v. 23. Wellek-Wrenn
v. 24. Wright-Zworykin.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
"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."

Genre
Biography, Dictionaries.
Other Titles
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Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
920.073
Library of Congress
CT213 .A68 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
24 v. ;
Number of pages
24

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL360747M
Internet Archive
americannational01garr
ISBN 10
0195206355, 0195127803, 0195127811, 019512782X, 0195127838, 0195127846, 0195127854, 0195127862, 0195127870, 0195127889, 0195127897, 0195127900, 0195127919, 0195127927, 0195127935, 0195127943, 0195127951, 019512796X, 0195127978, 0195127986, 0195127994, 0195128001, 019512801X, 0195128028, 0195128036
LC Control Number
98020826
Goodreads
6829540
6780351
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