A Librarian's Open Shelf: Essays on Various Subjects by Arthur E. Bostwick

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Author Bostwick, Arthur E. (Arthur Elmore), 1860-1942
Title A Librarian's Open Shelf: Essays on Various Subjects
Contents Do readers read? -- What makes people read? -- The passing of the possessive; a study of book titles -- Selective education -- The uses of fiction -- The value of association -- Modern educational methods -- Some economic features of libraries -- Simon Newcomb: America's foremost astronomer -- The companionship of books -- Atomic theories of energy -- The advertisement of ideas -- The public library, the public school, and the social center movement -- The systematization of violence -- The art of re-reading -- History and heredity -- What the flag stands for -- The people's share in the public library -- Some tendencies of American thought -- Drugs and the man -- How the community educates itself -- Clubwomen's reading -- Books for tired eyes -- The magic casement -- A word to believers.
Credits Produced by Ted Garvin, Barbara Tozier and the Online Distributed
Proofreading Team.
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Education
Subject Books and reading
Subject Libraries
Category Text
EBook-No. 13430
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 18, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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