restricted access   Volume 37, Number 2, Spring 2002

Table of Contents

From: Libraries & Culture

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The Cover

p. 175

Libraries & Culture 37.2, Spring 2002


"The Great Fiction Bore": Free Libraries and the Construction of a Reading Public in England, 1880-1914

pp. 83-108

Books for the Use of the United States in Congress Assembled, 1783 and 1800

pp. 109-122

Notes & Essays

The Cairo Genizah: A Medieval Mediterranean Deposit and a Modern Cambridge Archive

pp. 123-131

Passing the Torch: Haynes McMullen's American Library History Database and American Libraries Before 1876

pp. 132-137

The Literature of American Library History, 1999-2000

pp. 138-174


pp. 181-182

Book Reviews

Scientific Communication in History (review)

pp. 183-186

Libraries in the Ancient World (review)

pp. 186-187

Encyclopedia of Monasticism (review)

pp. 188-190

Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World (review)

pp. 190-192

Literacy and Written Culture in Early Modern Central Europe (review)

pp. 192-194

The Public Library in Britain, 1914-2000 (review)

pp. 194-196

Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility in American Librarianship, 1967-1974 (review)

pp. 196-197

Gendering Library History (review)

pp. 197-200

An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States, 1777-1880 (review)

pp. 200-201

A Handbook for the Study of Book History in the United States (review)

pp. 201-203

The Human Face of the Book Trade: Print Culture and Its Creators, and: Reciprocal Influences: Literary Production, Distribution, and Consumption in America (review)

pp. 203-204

Academic Library Centrality: User Success Through Service, Access, and Tradition, and: The Reference Encounter: Interpersonal Communication in the Library (review)

pp. 204-207

Architectural Books in Early America: Architectural Treaties and Building Handbooks Available in American Libraries and Bookstores through 1800 (review)

pp. 207-208

Civic Librarianship: Renewing the Social Mission of the Public Library (review)

pp. 208-210


pp. 211-212