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Title:
Institutions of Reading The Social Life of Libraries in the United States
Author:
Carpenter, Kenneth E., 1936-
ISBN:
9781613760635
Publication Information:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2007. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description:
1 online resource (x, 368 p. :) ill. ;
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Book collections on Project MUSE.
Contents:
Social libraries and library societies in eighteenth-century North America / Subscription libraries and commercial circulating libraries in Colonial Philadelphia and New York / A great and natural enemy of democracy? : politics and culture in the antebellum Portsmouth Athenaeum / "An association of kindred spirits" : Black readers and their reading rooms / Boston library catalogues, 1850-1875 : female labor and technological change / Faith in reading : public libraries, liberalism, and the civil religion / Domesticating Spain : 1898 and the Hispanic Society of America / Women writers and their libraries in the 1920s / The library as place, collection, or service : promoting book circulation in Durham, North Carolina, and at the Book-of-the-Month Club, 1925-1945 / Blood and thunder on the bookmobile : American public libraries and the construction of "the reader," 1950-1995 / Toward a new cultural design : the American Council of Learned Societies, the Social Science Research Council, and libraries in the 1930s / Scarcity or abundance? : preserving the past in a digital era
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