American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries by Charles W., Jr. Carey
(Facts on File Library of American History)

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"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, this revised resource provides in-depth information on robber barons and their counterparts as well as current visionaries such as Steve Jobs. 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

Est e Lauder

T. Boone Pickens

Russell Simmons


About Charles W., Jr. Carey

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Ian C. Friedman holds a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan and an Ed.M. in teaching and curriculum in the field of history from Harvard University. He participated in the inaugural class of Teach for America
Published September 30, 2010 by Facts on File. 455 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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