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Libraries and the Reading Public in Twentieth-Century America

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For well over one hundred years, libraries open to the public have played a crucial part in fostering in Americans the skills and habits of reading and writing, by routinely providing access to standard forms of print: informational genres such as newspapers, pamphlets, textbooks, and other reference books, and literary genres including poetry, plays, and novels. Public ...more
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Published September 13th 2013 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published January 1st 2013)
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