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Librarianship in Gilded Age America

Librarianship in Gilded Age America

an anthology of writings, 1868-1901

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library science -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Libraries -- United States -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Leonard Schlup and Stephen H. Paschen.
    ContributionsSchlup, Leonard C., 1943-, Paschen, Stephen H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ665.2.U6 L535 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622533M
    ISBN 109780786441914
    LC Control Number2009028901
    OCLC/WorldCa368031928

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America in the Gilded Age. The Gilded Age means America and America would not be the country it is today without the successes, failures and excesses of the Gilded Age. That age covers American reconstruction, the American Industrial Revolution and the American Victorian Period.

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