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Literacy in the United States

Readers and Reading since 1880

Literacy in the United States( )
Author: Kaestle, Carl F.
Damon-Moore, Helen
Stedman, Lawrence C.
Tinsley, Katherine
Trollinger, William Vance
ISBN:978-0-300-05430-9
Publication Date:Jan 1993
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

The United States is at a crucial moment in the history of literacy, a time when how well Americans read is the subject of newspaper headlines. In this insightful book, Carl F. Kaestle and his colleagues shed new light on this issue, providing a social history of literacy in America that broadens the definition of literacy and considers who was reading what, under what circumstances, and for what purposes.

 

The book explores diverse sources--from...
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Book Details
Pages:361
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.892 x 0.877 Inches
Book Weight:1.28 Pounds



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