Nobel Prize Winners

Nobel Prize Winners

1992-1996, Supplement : An H.W. Wilson Biographical Dictionary

Book - 1997
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This outstanding series presents detailed accounts of the lives and work of the 876 men, women, and institutions that earned the Nobel Prize from its inception in 1901.

Arranged alphabetically by last name, each informative 1,200 to 2,500-word essay provides abundant information on the Laureate's life and achievements, with special emphasis on the body of work for which the prize was awarded. In addition, a number of recent recipients have contributed autobiographical articles, published exclusively in these volumes.

Each article includes: Information on the subject's early development, family background, education, and other formative influences An account of the work for which the Prize was awarded Critical assessment of the Laureate's contribution to his or her field A photograph of the Laureate A bibliography citing works by and about the Laureate Research Features: Finding information on the Nobel Laureates has never been easier Trace the development of related achievements through cross-referencing of Laureates mentioned in profiles other than their own Consult complete lists of Laureates organized by category and year Find Laureates by country of residence--lists also note nation of birth Select bibliographies of books and articles help you easily find additional reading by and about each Laureate Nobel Prize Winners includes information on how the Nobel Prize was established, the history of the Nobel Prize and Nobel institutions, and the processes by which Laureates are selected and prizes awarded. You'll also find enlightening the biography of Alfred Nobel, who established the prize.
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., c1997.
ISBN: 9780824209063
0824209060
Characteristics: 165 p. :,ports. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Clifford

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