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Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Cent...

Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America

Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America( )
Editor: Pawley, Christine
Robbins, Louise S.
Series title:Print Culture History in Modern America Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

For well over one hundred years, libraries open to the public have played a crucial part in fostering in Americans the skills and habits of reading and writing, by routinely providing access to standard forms of print: informational genres such as newspapers, pamphlets, textbooks, and other reference books, and literary genres including poetry, plays, and novels. Public libraries continue to have an extraordinary impact; in the early twenty-first century, the American Library...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches

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