Reading on the Middle Border: The Culture of Print in Late Nineteenth-century Osage, Iowa

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 2001 - 265页
This work investigates the use of print during the 19th century, the growth of which helped to make reading an essential part of America's daily routine. Christine Pawley examines the use of print by ordinary Americans in the small rural community of Osage, Iowa.
 

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A hunger for print Reading and Community
9
A foretaste of Heaven Reading at School
39
A benefit and a blessing The Sage Library
61
The greatest blessing of our life Print and Religion
117
A nearer relation of love and friendship Print Gender and Voluntary Associations
137
A Window on the World Newspapers
169
I find my greatest happiness in reading Individual Readers
202
Simplified Dewey Table
227
Periodicals in the Sage Library 1890s
229
The Database
230
Defining a Normal Range of Borrowing
232
PUBLISHED WORKS CITED
235
INDEX
245
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作者简介 (2001)

Christine Pawley teaches at the University of Iowa.

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