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Publisher Comments:

The authoritative single-volume reference work on people, both living and dead.

Book News Annotation:

In this update of the handy 1994 reference, biographical summaries with vital statistics and key contributions are provided on some 26,000 significant historical and contemporary figures in the arts, sciences, politics, entertainment, religion, sports, and other life endeavors. Entries are arranged alphabetically, as well as listed in a Ready Reference section by category, and some are extended for luminaries such as Einstein. Includes cross- references and pronunciation key. Alas, no photos.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia is the authoritative single-volume reference work on people, both living and dead: a reliable source of information on over 26,000 figures, fully cross-referenced. This Second Edition has been comprehensively updated and supplemented with new entries.

Table of Contents

Preface; How to use The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia; Abbreviations; A-Z entries; Ready reference.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521630993
Editor:
Crystal, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Crystal, David
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Biographies
Subject:
Biography -- Encyclopedias.
Subject:
General Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
no. 1102
Publication Date:
19980416
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1264
Dimensions:
10.01x7.21x2.30 in. 4.25 lbs.

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