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Irrepressible reformer : a biography of Melvil Dewey

Autor: Wayne A Wiegand
Editora: Chicago : American Library Association, 1996.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) is known for his Decimal Classification system for libraries, but the system was only one endeavor in a feverishly ambitious life. The other Dewey - reformer, businessman, powerful state education officer, resort-empire builder - has long been obscured, as has the dark side of Dewey's personality. Drawing from years of archival research, preeminent Melvil Dewey historian Wayne A. Wiegand has
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Biografieën (vorm)
Biographies
Pessoa Denominada: Melvil Dewey; Melvil Dewey; Melvil Dewey; Melvil (1851-1931) Dewey
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Wayne A Wiegand
ISBN: 083890680X 9780838906804
Número OCLC: 34116924
Descrição: xx, 403 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Outros Títulos: Biography of Melvil Dewey
Responsabilidade: Wayne A. Wiegand.

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Drawing from rare archival materials researched over a period of 15 years, Dewey historian Wayne Wiegand has produced a comprehensive biography of the man behind the Dewey Decimal Classification  Ler mais...

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