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Literacy in historical perspective

Author: Daniel Philip Resnick; Library of Congress. Center for the Book.; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight papers commissioned for a conference held at the Library of Congress in July 1980, which was sponsored by the Center for the Book and the National Institute of Education.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Washington (DC, 1980)
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Literacy in historical perspective.
Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1983
(OCoLC)775983322
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Philip Resnick; Library of Congress. Center for the Book.; National Institute of Education (U.S.)
ISBN: 0844404101 9780844404103 0317599798 9780317599794
OCLC Number: 8807073
Notes: Eight papers commissioned for a conference held at the Library of Congress in July 1980, which was sponsored by the Center for the Book and the National Institute of Education.
Description: v, 170 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Spreading the word : an introduction / Daniel P. Resnick --
Looking back from the invention of printing / Michael T. Clanchy --
The environment for literacy : accomplishment and context in seventeenth-century England and New England / David Cressy --
Toward a cultural ecology of literacy in England, 1600-1850 / Thomas W. Laqueur --
Illiterate Americans and nineteenth-century courts : the meanings of literacy / Edward Stevens --
Functional literacy in nineteenth-century China / Evelyn S. Rawski --
Schooling and literacy in late imperial Russia / Ben Eklof --
Literacy and schooling in subordinate cultures : the case of black Americans / John U. Ogbu --
Readings on literacy : a bibliographical essay / Tela Zasloff.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel P. Resnick.

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Eight papers commissioned for a conference held at the Library of Congress in July 1980, which was sponsored by the Center for the Book and the National Institute of Education.

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