Mother Theresa. Princess Diana. Tom Clancy. Johnnie Cochran. Betty Shabazz. These are just a few of the people you'll find biographical information on in the Encyclopedia of WorldBiography. Originally published in 1973 by McGraw Hill, this 17-vol. authoritative set is entirely revised and updated - the first complete revision in 25 years. Here's what you'll find in this admired biographical reference source:
17 volumes with almost 7,000 entries -- 40 percent more than the 1973 set
Approximately 400 new entries -- with more multicultural coverage
Thousands of high-resolution photographs -- designed to produce clearer photocopies
Updated entries and bibliographies -- includes new developments since the last edition as well as newly discovered facts and interpretations of historical figures
Easy-to-use page format -- straightforward reference to satisfy students and patrons
Multi-access, consolidated index -- makes it easier to search than ever before
And much more
Note: The e-book version of this authoritative set includes not only the 17 vols. in the 2nd Edition, but annual supplement volumes 18-23 - all in one convenient collection. All of the photographs from the 2nd Edition and supplement volumes 18-23 are included.
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"Simply outstanding! This remarkable resource is an essential ingredient for all middle and secondary schools, and elementary libraries should look carefully at this resource for fourth and fifth graders." -- The Social Studies Educator (http://edla.aum.edu) (March 2000)
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