American National Biography is the first new comprehensive biographical dicionary focused on American history to be published in seventy years. The ANB contains over 17,500 profiles on historical figures written by an expert in the field and completed with a bibliography.
This set of books profiles prominent American individuals.
This comprehensive eight-volume resource presents the life stories of more than 175 individuals who have played key roles in world history.
Great Lives from History: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans features 485 essays about people from the late eighteenth through the early twenty-first centuries.
U.S. Latinos have made important contributions to American society, and this biographical dictionary is devoted to celebrating those contributions. All 127 men and women profiled in this work have immigrated to or been born in the United States and have made major contributions to American life and culture.
Great Lives from History: African Americans covers more than 770 people from colonial times through the present, offering fascinating perspectives on black American history.
America loves sports. This book examines and details the proof of this fascination seen throughout American society--in our literature, film, and music; our clothing and food; and the iconography of the nation.
This encyclopedia features women from all walks of life, including: royalty, lawyers, politicians, soldiers, heroines, pacifists, resistance fighters, financiers, philanthropists, and authors.
American Villains explores the lives, deeds and punishments of 177 of the most infamous villains of our time. What makes this set unique is that it focuses on U.S. criminals who are not generally covered in American biographical surveys.
This is as much an encyclopedia as a dictionary. Its 20 volumes embrace the entire world of musical knowledge, offering over 22,500 alphabetically arranged articles, by 2,300 contributors.
This collection of critical and biographical articles covers hundreds of notable authors from the 17th century to the present day.
This reference source includes thousands of biographies of mathematicians and natural scientists from all regions and historic periods.
The Dictionary of Medical Biography provides authoritative biographical coverage of major medical practitioners in all times and cultures.
Entries profile of 300 remarkable women of the military. Covering such groups as the Amazons, women in the Spanish Civil War and Native Americans.
Organized chronologically by war, conflict, or campaign, and then alphabetically by recipient within his/her conflict, this reference lists the names of 3,399 Medal of Honor recipients, along with their ranks and organizations, their places and dates of birth, the date each entered the service, military unit, battle or place of action for which the award was given, General Order Number for the medal, and complete citation explaining the reason for awarding the medal.