American national biography, Volume 1
Oxford University Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 22968 pages
American National Biographyis the first new comprehensive biographical dicionary focused on American history to be published in seventy years. Produced under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies, the ANB contains over 17,500 profiles on historical figures written by an expert in the field and completed with a bibliography. The scope of the work is enormous--from the earlest recorded European explorations to the very recent past.
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