Portraits of more than 17,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life.
The American National Biography Online offers portraits of more than 17,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The online version reproduces the full-text of the original 24 volume set published in 1999, with new and updated entries added regularly. The online edition features thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.
This new and growing database covers authors from all genres and time periods. Entries provide a good starting point for students by providing a general essay and biographical information. In addition to the essay there are references to primary and further critical information. All entries are written by scholars and academic specialists.
Biographical information and lists of publications by and about over 149,000 current authors.
Provides brief biographical information and lists of publications by and about over 90,000 current authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, media, etc., active in the U. S. and internationally. Coverage: Current edition. Updates: Continuous.