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Biography Index Retrospective 1946-1983 from EBSCOhost

For educators, students, media professionals, book clubs, researchers, and anyone looking for trustworthy information on notable individuals from antiquity through 1983, Biography Index Retrospective: 1946-1983 is an invaluable resource. Included are entries on individuals that reflect the perspective of the time when they were written. Includes over 627,000 article and book citations, indexing of interviews and profiles of history makers, as well as obituaries, collections of letters, diaries, memoirs, juvenilia, book reviews, bibliographies, and exhibition reviews. Subject-specific thesaurus developed specifically for this database, ensuring the most precise searching.

Topics covered include

  • Art history & criticism
  • Architecture & architectural history
  • Archaeology
  • Antiques
  • Museum studies
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Interior design
  • Folk art
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Pottery
  • Sculpture
  • Decorative arts
  • Costume design
  • Television and video
  • Motion pictures
  • Advertising art
  • Non-western art
  • Textiles

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September 13, 2010


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