|Author: Charles W. Carey|
|*Author: Carey, Charles W., Jr./ Friedman, Ian C. *Series Title: Facts on File Library of American History *Publication Date: 2010/10/01 *Number of Pages: 455 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 8.00 *Height: 9.75|
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Praise for the previous edition:
"This volume is worthy of inclusion in reference collections of public, academic, and high-school libraries. Its content is wide-ranging and its entries provide interesting reading."—Booklist
"A concise introduction to American inventors and entrepreneurs, recommended for academic and public libraries."—Choice
American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries, Revised Edition profiles more than 300 important Americans from colonial times to the present. Featuring such inventors and entrepreneurs as Thomas Edison, this revised resource provides in-depth information on robber barons and their counterparts as well as current visionaries such as Steve Jobs. This A-to-Z biographical dictionary has been fully updated to include an array of new and fascinating biographies, from financier Warren Buffet to music mogul Jay-Z.