restricted access   Volume 55, Number 3, Winter 2007

Table of Contents

From: Library Trends

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Special Issue: Libraries in Times of War, Revolution, and Social Change

Guest Editor: W. Boyd Rayward and Christine Jenkins

Libraries in Times of War, Revolution, and Social Change

pp. 361-369


Cultural Policy in a Time of War: The American Response to Endangered Books in World War II

pp. 370-386

Antiquity to World War

Badly Wanted, but Not for Reading: The Unending Odyssey of The Complete Library of Four Treasures of the Wensu Library

pp. 387-403

The Discourse of Loss in Song Dynasty Private and Imperial Book Collecting

pp. 404-420

The Tianyige Library: A Symbol of the Continuity of Chinese Culture

pp. 421-430

Loss of a Recorded Heritage: Destruction of Chinese Books in the Peking Siege of 1900

pp. 431-441

The Paris Commune of 1871 and the Bibliothèque Nationale

pp. 442-453

From Refuge to Risk: Public Libraries and Children in World War I

pp. 454-463

L'Heure Joyeuse: Educational and Social Reform in Post-World War I Brussels

pp. 464-473

"Arsenals of scientific and technical information": Public Technical Libraries in Britain during and Immediately after World War I

pp. 474-489

World War II

"I Cannot Get Along without the Books I Find Here": The American Library in Paris during the War, Occupation, and Liberation, 1939-1945

pp. 490-512

"People were literally starving for any kind of reading": The Theresienstadt Ghetto Central Library, 1942-1945

pp. 513-522

Books Cannot Be Killed by Fire: The German Freedom Library and the American Library of Nazi-Banned Books as Agents of Cultural Memory

pp. 523-535

Libraries and Reading in Finnish Military Hospitals during the Second World War

pp. 536-550

From Reading Guidance to Thought Control: Wartime Japanese Libraries

pp. 551-569

Doing Their Part: The Services of the San Diego Public Library during World War II

pp. 570-582

Publishing in Wartime: The Modern Library Series during the Second World War

pp. 583-596

"Children who read good books usually behave better, and have good manners": The Founding of the Notre Dame de Grace Library for Boys and Girls, Montreal, 1943

pp. 597-608

Cold War to the Present

The International Relations Office, 1956-1972

pp. 609-622

Man's Right to Knowledge: Libraries and Columbia University's 1954 Cold War Bicentennial

pp. 623-637

Publishing American Values: The Franklin Book Programs as Cold War Cultural Diplomacy

pp. 638-650

The Music Collection of the Former Prussian State Library at the Jagiellonian Library in Kraków, Poland: Past, Present, and Future Developments

pp. 651-664

Unannounced and Unexpected: The Desegregation of Houston Public Library in the Early 1950s

pp. 665-674

ACONDA and ANACONDA: Social Change, Social Responsibility, and Librarianship

pp. 675-697

"The books were just the props": Public Libraries and Contested Space in the Cape Flats Townships in the 1980s

pp. 698-715

New Realities: Libraries in Post-Soviet Russia

pp. 716-729

"Stuff Happens": A Brief Overview of the 2003 Destruction of Iraqi Manuscript Collections, Archives, and Libraries

pp. 730-745

The Future

The Moral Imperative to Preserve

pp. 746-755