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The Timetables of American history / Laurence Urdang, editor ; with an introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

By: Urdang, Laurence.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1981Description: 470 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0671252453 :; 9780671252458.Subject(s): America -- History -- Chronology -- Tables | History, Modern -- Chronology -- TablesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Timetables of American history.; Online version:: Timetables of American history.DDC classification: 970/.002/02 Other classification: NK 4600 Also issued online.Summary: This is an encyclopedic timeline of American history. It covers history and politics, the arts, science and technology, and miscellaneous information. Many of Pearle's works are listed, and readers will see their wider historical context.
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"A Laurence Urdang reference book."

Includes index.

This is an encyclopedic timeline of American history. It covers history and politics, the arts, science and technology, and miscellaneous information. Many of Pearle's works are listed, and readers will see their wider historical context.

Also issued online.

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Laurence Urdang is a professional lexicographer. <p> Lexicographer Laurence Urdang was born in Manhattan on March 21, 1927. He served in the United States Naval Reserve during World War II. He graduated from Columbia University and did graduate work there in linguistics, but never completed his graduate degree. He was a lecturer in linguistics at New York University from 1956 to 1961. He helped create more than 100 dictionaries and reference books including -Ologies and -Isms; The New York Times Everyday Reader's Dictionary of Misunderstood, Misused, and Mispronounced Words; and a dictionary on synonyms and antonyms. In 1969, he started Laurence Urdang Associates, Ltd., which published about 150 books on words and language. In 1974, he found Verbatim, a quarterly newsletter on language. He died from congestive heart failure on August 21. 2008. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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