Libraries as Agencies of Culture (Print Culture History in Modern America S.)

Libraries as Agencies of Culture (Print Culture History in Modern America S.)

By: Wayne Wiegand (editor), Thomas Augst (editor)Paperback

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Libraries public, school, and academic libraries are ubiquitous cultural agencies. Yet how much do we know about the multiple ways that they serve and enrich our culture? These essays explore the role of the library in the life of the reader and the library as a place in the life of its users. Contributors are Thomas Augst, Ari Kelman, Elizabeth Jane Aikin, Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray, Christine Pawley, Juris Dilevko and Lisa Gottlieb, Jean L. Preer, Jacalyn Eddy, Benjamin Hufbauer, and Emily B. Todd."

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Thomas Augst is assistant professor of English at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Wayne Wiegand is the F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies, and Professor of American Studies, at Florida State University, effective 1/1/03."

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780299183042
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 211
  • ID: 9780299183042
  • weight: 349
  • ISBN10: 0299183041

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