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American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries (Hardcover)

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Praise for the previous edition:
"This fun-to-read source will add spice for economics and business excellent index..."?American Reference Books Annual

"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.

Coverage includes:

  • Jeffrey Bezos
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Sergey Brin and Larry Page
  • Michael Dell
  • Est?e Lauder
  • T. Boone Pickens
  • Russell Simmons
  • Mark Zuckerberg.


Publisher Facts on File
Mfg Part# 9780816081462
SKU 212703283
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0816081468
Release Date 11/1/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0455
Publisher Facts on File
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