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Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

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Eminent Hungarians

Eminent Hungarians

Author: Ray Keenoy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2020

Who's Who 2021

Who's Who 2021

Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/12/2020

Who's Who 2021 is the 173rd edition of the world's longest established and most comprehensive general reference book, brought right up to date for the year ahead. The first autobiographical reference book in the world and, after 172 years, still the most accurate and reliable resource for information supplied and checked by the entrants themselves. 'The famous red covers of Who's Who are exclusive and only the enduringly notable get into them... After a week with the new Who's Who (and though it's heavy to pick up) you can't put it down best describes my feeling.' - Matthew Parris, The Times 'The unrivalled compendium of the good and the great' - The Daily Telegraph 'Who's Who is a mirror in which society glimpses a reflection of its own achievement.' -The Times 'Britain's most famous reference book ...a biographical record of the great and the good.' - Daily Mail

Biographical Dictionary of the People's Republic of China

Biographical Dictionary of the People's Republic of China

Author: Yuwu Song Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2020

This is an indispensable research tool for those who are interested in getting information about the prominent personalities in the past seven decades in China. The project documents nearly 600 Chinese individuals who contributed, for better or worse, to the development of Chinese life and culture since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Though the book is weighted toward political figures, it includes personalities involved in business, military, academia, medicine, social movements, the arts, entertainment and athletics. Besides a chronological, objective description of the person's life, an in-depth analysis of the subject is provided identifying the individual's contributions and importance.

Current Biography Yearbook, 2019

Current Biography Yearbook, 2019

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2020

H.W. Wilson's Current Biography Yearbook combines a full year of the monthly magazine Current Biography into a single, permanent record. It has been delivering up-to-date biographies of men and women of contemporary importance since 1940. Current Biography is renowned for its unfailing accuracy, insightful selection and the wide scope of influence of its subjects.

Lines of Life

Lines of Life

Author: David Novarr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/10/2020

The study of biography has leaped from surveys of biographical writing and statements of biographical practice to semiotic and post-structuralist discussions of the modality of biography without adequate consideration of what has already been done in the theory of the genre. Professor Novarr has closed that gap with this comprehensive and judicious historical survey and assessment of all the major (and many of the minor) statements made about biography in the crucial period 1880-1970. It traces, in the work of writers like David Cecil, Leon Edel, Mark Schorer, Paul Murray Kendall, and others, the nature of the relation between biographer and subject, the concept that biography is essentially the interpretation of one mind by another, and the idea that the biographer's angle of vision is both inevitable and important.

Current Biography Yearbook, 2020

Current Biography Yearbook, 2020

Author: HW Wilson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/10/2020

H.W. Wilson's Current Biography Yearbook combines a full year of the monthly magazine Current Biography into a single, permanent record. It has been delivering up-to-date biographies of men and women of contemporary importance since 1940. Current Biography is renowned for its unfailing accuracy, insightful selection and the wide scope of influence of its subjects.

Australian Dictionary of Biography V16

Australian Dictionary of Biography V16

Author: Langmore, Diane, John Ritchie Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2020

Volume 16 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography is the last of four volumes to deal with the period 1940-1980. The subjects come from all walks of life - from premiers, generals and bishops, through artists, actors and authors, farmers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers - providing a cross-section of Australian society. This host of lives gives a picture of our society and provides insights into themes in Australia's recent history, including immigration, accelerating industrialization, urbanization, war (World War II, Korea, Malaya and Vietnam), increasing cultural maturity, conservative and radical politics, and the loss of isolation and innocence. It also reveals something of the greatness and the littleness of which human beings are capable. Volumes 1-12 cover the years 1788 to 1939 and include 7211 biographies. The accompanying Index volume is a useful research tool in itself. Volumes 13-15 include entries on 2018 people who died between 1940 and 1980.

The International Who's Who 2021

The International Who's Who 2021

Author: Europa Publications Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2020

When you need to source accurate information on the past history, achievements and current activities of leading world figures, from heads of state to sporting greats, Europa's The International Who's Who 2021 provides the answer. Published annually since 1935 The International Who's Who is your source for hard-to-find biographical details on over 25,000 of the world's most prominent and influential personalities. Featured personalities are regularly given the opportunity to update their entry, providing new information on education, artistic achievements, leisure interests, awards, contact details and much more. Also available online at www.worldwhoswho.com, featuring thousands of click-through web links and email addresses, and advanced search functions enabling users to search by name, nationality, place and date of birth and by profession.

Meeting The Little Prince

Meeting The Little Prince

Author: Johnny Wallman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/06/2020

Just Lassen to Me! - Book Four

Just Lassen to Me! - Book Four

Author: Harvy Simkovits Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Automobile Biographies

Automobile Biographies

Author: Lyman Horace Weeks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

Who's Who 2020

Who's Who 2020

Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/12/2019

Who's Who 2020 is the 172nd edition of the world's longest established and most comprehensive general reference book, brought right up to date for the year ahead. The first autobiographical reference book in the world and, after 171 years, still the most accurate and reliable resource for information supplied and checked by the entrants themselves. 'The famous red covers of Who's Who are exclusive and only the enduringly notable get into them... After a week with the new Who's Who (and though it's heavy to pick up) you can't put it down best describes my feeling.' - Matthew Parris, The Times 'The unrivalled compendium of the good and the great' - The Daily Telegraph 'Who's Who is a mirror in which society glimpses a reflection of its own achievement.' -The Times 'Britain's most famous reference book ...a biographical record of the great and the good.' - Daily Mail