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American reformers : an H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary / editor, Alden Whitman.

Contributor(s): Whitman, Alden.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 1985Description: xx, 930 p. : ports. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 082420705X; 9780824207052.Subject(s): Reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries | Social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries | United States -- Biography -- DictionariesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: American reformers.DDC classification: 973/.09/92 | B LOC classification: CT215 | .A67 1985Also issued online.
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CT215 .A67 1985 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001169051

Includes bibliographies.

Also issued online.

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Whitman, former obituary editor of The New York Times, has assembled biographic sketches, illustrations, and bibliographies on 504 men and women from the 17th to the mid-20th century-each has earned a place in our national history as ``disturbers of the social peace''. An imposing panel of historians contributed to the work and all major reform areas are covered, including abolition and civil rights, health, labor, temperance, and women's rights. The work is technically faultless; the bibliographies range from manuscript material to secondary works, with all published items dated. Access can be had through an alphabetical list at the beginning or a classified list at the end. Well written and with no competitors, American Reformers will make an excellent and useful addition to any general reference collection.-S. Hildenbrand, SUNY at Buffalo

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