This A to Z biographical dictionary contains 260 entries on important Americans from colonial times to the present. Each entry begins with a short description of the person's importance, then the entry provides the person's birth date and information, and proceeds chronologically though his/her life. Suggestions for further reading follow each entry. There is a topical introduction to the book, a bibliography at the end of the book, two subject indexes, and a general index.Although the accompanying essays were often overly sentimental, Lifea#39;s photography was always excellent; in fact, Luce created the magazine ... Life photographers came back from shoots with rolls and rolls of film so that editors had plenty of pictures to choose from. ... Like Time, Life became a favorite with middle-class readers, and by the 1950s people were buying about 6 million copies of Life peranbsp;...
|Title||:||American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries|
|Author||:||Charles W. Carey|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|