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ERIC Number: EJ505380
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0004-9670
Self-Help v State Intervention: The 1850 Public Libraries Act as a Reflection of Mid-Victorian Doctrine.
Charing, Sarah
Australian Library Journal, v44 n1 p47-54 Feb 1995
Discusses the passage in the United Kingdom of the Public Libraries Act of 1850 and its reflections of social and political attitudes prevalent at the time, particularly laissez-faire and utilitarianism. Individualism, national education, and middle class concern for the poor are discussed. (60 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom