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American librarianship from a European angle.

Wilhelm Munthe

American librarianship from a European angle.

by Wilhelm Munthe

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Published by Shoestring Press Inc. in Connecticut .
Written in English


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American librarianship from a European angle by Wilhelm Munthe Download PDF EPUB FB2

American librarianship from a European angle. Hamden, Conn., Shoe String Press, [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Munthe, Wilhelm, American librarianship from a European angle.

Hamden, Conn., Shoe String Press, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Munthe. Get this from a library. American librarianship from a European angle: an attempt at an evaluation of policies and activities.

[Wilhelm Munthe; American Library Association.]. The fundamental point of this book is to examine librarianship through a single framework.

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