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Contemporary Black Biography
By Janice Jorgensen (editor), Derek Jacques (editor) and Paula Kepos (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gale Group
Publication date January 8, 2010
Pages 285
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781414439709
ISBN-10 1414439709
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.50 by 11.50 in.
Weight 2.18 lbs.
Original list price $182.00
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Each volume of Contemporary Black Biography contains at least 65 full-length biographies written in an easy-to-follow prose style, ranging from 2 to 4 pages each. Arranged alphabetically, entries are divided by subheads for quick scanning. Sections cover: portrait (as available), date and place of birth, educational background, address, career data, memberships, awards received, detailed prose essay, and complete source citations.

Contemporary Black Biography is not limited to coverage of only notable black Americans, nor is it restricted by a manufactured definition of contemporary. Its multinational coverage spans this century and includes rising personalities as well as groundbreakers and newsmakers in a variety of fields. 01

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Book cover for 9781414439709 Book cover for 9781414446028
 
With Margaret Mazurkiewicz (other contributor), Kepos Media, Inc. (other contributor) | from Gale Group (July 1, 2010)
9781414446028 | details & prices | 278 pages | 9.00 × 11.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $182.00
About: Each volume of Contemporary Black Biography contains at least 65 full-length biographies written in an easy-to-follow prose style, ranging from 2 to 4 pages each.
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from Gale Group (January 8, 2010)
9781414439709 | details & prices | 285 pages | 8.50 × 11.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.18 lbs | List price $182.00
About: Each volume of Contemporary Black Biography contains at least 65 full-length biographies written in an easy-to-follow prose style, ranging from 2 to 4 pages each.

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