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Paper talk : a history of libraries, print culture, and aboriginal peoples in Canada before 1960

Author: Brendan Frederick R Edwards
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A scholar of library and information science, Canadian studies, and native studies, Edwards traces the introduction of books and print culture to Aboriginal people in Canada from the first endeavors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brendan Frederick R Edwards
ISBN: 081085113X 9780810851139
OCLC Number: 907123462
Description: XX, 221 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1. Contexts and Foundations: Placing this history: literacy, books, libraries, and First Peoples Chapter 4 2. The Nineteenth Century: "Read, write, and worship God daily": The Missionary's tools: the written word, books, and education Chapter 5 3. First Quarter of the Twentieth Century: Books in the schools and Aboriginal literary initiatives Chapter 6 4. 1930 through 1960: Community development, philanthropy, and educational neglect: Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal literary perspectives Chapter 7 Conclusion: Knowledge keepers: libraries and the printed word Chapter 8 Appendix 1: Approved Supplementary Reading Books for Indian Schools, 1931-1938 Chapter 9 Appendix 2: Day School Libraries, 1943 Chapter 10 Bibliography Chapter 11 Index Chapter 12 About the Author
Responsibility: Brendan Frederick R. Edwards.
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