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ERIC Number: ED071668
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 88
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Reference Count: 0
The Purpose of the American Public Library in Historical Perspective: A Revisionist Interpretation.
Harris, Michael H.
The intention of this essay is to serve as a guide to the literature treating the historical development of the American public library. It also provides a selective analysis of the literature dealing with the role of the public library. An extensive selected bibliography is included along with an appendix which is a short critical essay on the literature on American social history, especially the literature dealing with reform in America. (Author/SJ)
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Library and Information Sciences, Washington, DC.
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