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American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries, Revised Edition
  • Authored by: Charles W. Carey Jr., Revised by Ian C. Friedman
  • From the Series: American Biographies
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133367
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3336-2
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 10/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 338.092
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 480

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"This fun-to-read source will add spice for economics and business classes...an 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 and Madame C.J. Walker, this revised resource provides in-depth information on robber barons and their counterparts as well as current visionaries such as Bill Gates. 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
  • Steve Jobs
  • Estée Lauder
  • T. Boone Pickens
  • Russell Simmons
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Mark Zuckerberg.

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