Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community

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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
  • 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.

Contemporary Black Biography includes four cumulative indexes:

  • Nationality: While concentrating on U.S. figures, this title also covers important personalities from other countries. Find them listed by nationality here.
  • Occupation: Editors focus on biographies not typically found in other sources — an eclectic blend of well-known and well-respected educators, physicians, politicians, activists, writers, clergy, military leaders, attorneys, as well as members of the more glamorous occupations such as athletes, fashion models and actors
  • Subjects: Events, places and organizations 01

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Book Description Cengage Learning, Inc, United States, 2008. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This extraordinary reference series provides biographical profiles of important persons of African heritage whether they are personalities from the news, selected 20th-century notables, or individuals who are not yet household names. Each volume of Contemporary Black Biography contains 55 full-length biographies, Name, occupation, nationality and subject indexes are included in each volume. Seller Inventory # BTE9780787695439

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