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Biography in Context

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Biographical information about notable people from all time periods and areas of study.

Includes entries from 170 reference sources, including:

  • Contemporary Black Biography  
  • Contemporary Musicians  
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography  
  • Newsmakers  
  • Writer's Directory 

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Biography in Context