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Famous First Facts: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries, and Inventions in American History
Famous First Facts: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries, and Inventions in American History Joseph Nathan Kane, Steven Anzovin, Janet Podell 0824209303 9780824209308 For over half a century, Joseph Nathan Kanes FAMOUS FIRST FACTS has been a sta
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Famous First Facts: A Record of First Happenings, Discoveries, and Inventions in American History by Joseph Nathan Kane, Steven Anzovin, Janet Podell

For over half a century, Joseph Nathan Kanes FAMOUS FIRST FACTS has been a staple of reference collections everywhere. The new FAMOUS FIRST FACTS, Fifth Edition features thousands of inventions, discoveries, & first happenings in American history -- including about 1,000 new entries -- plus a new format, to facilitate access for researchers. From 10,000 B.C.E., the date of the earliest human artifacts found in America, to 1997, when Madeleine Albright became the first female Secretary of State, this resource has been thoroughly revised to reflect both contemporary developments as well as historical events that have come to light in recent years. Many entries from the previous edition have been revised to ensure clarity & consistency. Five indexes, including an all new subject index, help users find entries by subject heading, key words, year, day, names of persons, or state & municipality. To order, contact: The H.W. Wilson Company, 950 University Ave., Bronx, New York 10452. Tel: 800-367-6770. Fax: 800-590-1617. E-mail: custserv@hwwilson.com. Website: www.hwwilson.com.

Author: Joseph Nathan Kane, Steven Anzovin, Janet Podell

Language: English

Edition: 5th

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 1152

Publisher: H. W. Wilson Company

Publication Date: 1997-12-01

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