Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library

@inproceedings{Wiegand2015PartOO,
  title={Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library},
  author={W. Wiegand},
  year={2015}
}
Introduction 1. 'Improv'd the General Conversation of Americans': Social Libraries Before 1854 2. For 'Plain People': The American Public Library,1854-1876 3. 'The Best Reading for the Greatest Number at the least Cost': 1876-1893 4. 'The Liberty to Read What They Will and When': 1893-1917 5. 'Habitations on a Literary Map:' 1917-1929 6. 'One Island of Refuge': 1929-1945 7. 'Winning the Battles of Daily Life': 1945-1964 8. 'An Individual Meaning to Each User': 1964-1980 9. 'Library Paste is a… Expand
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