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American National Biography Online. American Men and Women of Science - Home. Science Biography Resources. African American National Biography. General Editors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks HigginbothamExecutive Editor: Steven J.

African American National Biography

Niven The African American National Biography (AANB) is a joint project of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University and Oxford University Press. Edited by Professors Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, this landmark undertaking resulted in an eight-volume print edition containing over 4,000 individual biographies, indices, and supplementary matter. The AANB, published in February 2008, includes many entries by noted scholars, among them Sojourner Truth by Nell Irvin Painter; W.

E. An expanded online edition of the AANB will include an additional 2,000 biographies. The expanded AANB has also allowed us to capture some of the less well-known, but fascinating, characters in African American history. The AANB continues to look for writers for entries to appear in regular updates to its online edition. Gale Catalog - Contemporary Black Biography. Gale Catalog - Contemporary Black Biography. Oxford AASC: Home. New Dictionary of Scientific Biography - Home. EBSCO - EBSCOhost Online Research Databases: Biography Reference Center ™ Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

EBSCO - EBSCOhost Online Research Databases: Biography Reference Center ™

This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published). Biographies by Genre In addition to keyword searching, users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, authors, current world leaders, explorers, religious leaders and many more. {quote} Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process. – Library Journal.

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Famous Biographies & TV Shows. Marquis Who's Who. Gale Catalog - Encyclopedia of World Biography, Edition 2. Biography: Presidents, Athletes, Justices, Entertainers, & more people. The First Ladies. Biographical method : Sage Research Methods Online. Dictionary The biographical method is the collection and analysis of an intensive account of a whole life or portion of a life, usually by an in-depth, unstructured interview.

Biographical method : Sage Research Methods Online

The account may be reinforced by semi-structured interviewing or personal documents. Rather than concentrating upon a ‘snapshot’ of an individual's present situation, the biographical approach emphasises the placement of the individual within a nexus of social connections, historical events and life experiences (the life history). An important sub-stream of the method focuses upon the manner in which the respondent actively constructs a narrative of their life in response to the social context at the time of interview (the life story).

‘The biographical perspective’ and the use of life histories as a method of social research has a long pedigree, stretching back to Thomas and Znanicki's highly influential The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918-20), which devoted a whole volume to the Credit ... Dear Miss Breed: Letters from Camp. Arna Bontemps. Inauthor:"Arna Wendell Bontemps" Elizabeth Gray Vining. MoversandShakers 2011. Sample Personal Biography - Gain fast biography tips here. Biographytemplate - handleyhigh.

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