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American National Biography Online

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Éditeur : Oxford University Press

Support : Internet

Catégories :

Encyclopédies, ouvrages de référence

Histoire, sciences politiques et actualités

Langue : Anglais

Type de ressource : Texte intégral, biographique, liens url, images…

Nombre de données : Plus de 18 000 biographies, plus de 900 articles

Sujet(s) : Biographies de plus de 18 000 personnes qui ont participé à l


The American National Biography Online is the premier source of information about over 18,000 people from all eras who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. With sophisticated search capabilities, lively and detailed articles, internal cross-references, up-to-date bibliographies, thousands of photographs and illustrations, and links to external web resources, ANB Online is ‘likely to induce compulsive browsing’. (Wall Street Journal)

The recent addition of 900 articles from expands the learning experience with entries on historic events, social movements, ideologies, and iconic sites in the United States.

From missionaries to musicians, social workers to statisticians, cowboys to chemists, and vikings to astronauts, the portraits in ANB Online combine to reflect the rich diversity of American life from pre-colonial times onwards.

  • Updated quarterly with new or revised biographies along with new bibliographical resources and links.
  • Wide range of search options: Everything from quick searches to more advanced custom searching can be done with speed and ease — search for Lithuanian musicians who made their name in America, female lawyers born between 1900 and 1930, and religious leaders and clergy who died between 1875 and 1880.
  • Over 80,000 linked cross-references between ANB biographies.
  • A rich web of editorially-selected links to key archival, library and other external web sites.
  • Full-text search with advanced capabilities (including concept, pattern and boolean methods)
  • Browse and search by subject

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