Encyclopedia of World Biograhy: Supplement A-Z

Mother Theresa. Princess Diana. Tom Clancy. Johnnie Cochran. Betty Shabazz. These are just a few of the people you'll find biographical information on in the Encyclopedia of World Biography. Originally published in 1973 by McGraw Hill, this 17-vol. authoritative set is entirely revised and updated - the first complete revision in 25 years. Here's what you'll find in this admired biographical reference source: 17 volumes with almost 7,000 entries -- 40 percent more than the 1973 set Approximately 400 new entries -- with more multicultural coverage Thousands of high-resolution photographs -- designed to produce clearer photocopies Updated entries and bibliographies -- includes new developments since the last edition as well as newly discovered facts and interpretations of historical figures Easy-to-use page format -- straightforward reference to satisfy students and patrons Multi-access, consolidated index -- makes it easier to search than ever before And much more