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Dictionary of American biography

Dictionary of American biography

under the auspieces of the American Council of Learned Societies.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Council of Learned Societies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 v.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18016879M


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0 Reviews. Preview this book. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography. REFERENCE WORK. Cambridge University Press,edited by John S. Bowman. Concise Dictionary of American Biography Pt. 2 Author Charles Scribner Sons Format/binding Hardcover Book condition New As New Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Cengage Gale Date published Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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