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The library as an agency of culture

The library as an agency of culture

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wisc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and society,
  • Culture

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLibraries as agencies of culture :, Print culture history in modern America, American studies (Lawrence, Kan.)
    Statementguest editors, Thomas Augst and Wayne A. Wiegand
    ContributionsAugst, Thomas, Wiegand, Wayne A., 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17172358M
    ISBN 100299183041

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