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305.4 LIG Lightman, Marjorie. Biographical dictionary of ancient Greek and Roman women : notable women from Sappho to Helena. New York: Facts On File, Inc., c2000. Contains alphabetically arranged entries that examine the lives of over four hundred women of Ancient Greece and Rome; and includes a registry that traces each woman’s relationships with others.
917.3 TOP Toppin, Edgar Allan, 1928-. A biographical history of Blacks in America since 1528,. New York, : McKay, [1971].
REF 520.92 BIO The Biographical Dictionary of Scientists. New York : P. Bedrick
Books, 1984. Discusses the lives, work, and achievements of
the people who have made outstanding contributions to
REF 780.92 BAK Baker, Theodore, 1851-1934. Baker’s biographical dictionary of
musicians. 8th ed. New York : Toronto : New York :
Schirmer Books ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell
Macmillan International, c1992.
REF 796.092 BIO Biography today. : profiles of people of interest to young
readers. Detroit : Omnigraphics, c2000. Contains
alphabetically arranged essays that provide biographical
information about eleven sports figures of interest to
readers aged nine and above, each with at least one picture,
as well as information on birth, youth, education, marriage
and family, career highlights, hobbies, and awards.
USE THE INDEX in the back of the book to find what year your person was profiled.
REF 920 BIO Biographical encyclopedia of mathematicians. New York : Mashall
Cavendish, 1999.
REF 920.009 KRA Kranz, Rachel. The biographical dictionary of Black Americans.
New York : Facts on File, c1992. Comprises short sketches
of the lives of African-Americans who made significant
contributions in the arts, politics, sports, and religion,
among other fields.
REF 920.02 MCG Encyclopedia of world biography. Detroit : Gale, c2000.
Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide
biographical information on two hundred individuals from
throughout history who have made significant contributions
to human culture and society.
REF 920.06 BRO Brockman, Norbert C., 1934-. An African biographical dictionary.
Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, (1994). Presents sketches of
African leaders, both widely known individuals as well as
those rarely profiled. Entries mainly feature political
leaders, but also include cultural figures, scientists, and
religious personalities.
REF 920.5 BIO Biography today : profiles of people of interest to young
readers. Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, Inc., c1992-.
Biographies of actors, astronauts, athletes, authors,
cartoonists, directors, musicians, scientists, television
personalities, world leaders, and more.
REF 920.5 BIO Biography today : profiles of people of interest to young
readers. Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, Inc., 1993-