Life of Henry David Thoreau
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Henry S. Salt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Henry Salt abandoned his mastership at Eton in the 1880s to devote himself to causes including vegetarianism, socialism, animals' rights, conservation, and prison reform. He remained a literary critic of distinction, publishing in 1890 the initial version of Thoreau's Life. With the help of American friends, he revised the book
The Librarians of Congress
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Christian A. Nappo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-04 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

For over 200 years the Library of Congress has served as our national library. Since its establishment in 1800, thirteen librarians have served as the institution's head librarian. Sadly, little is known about most of them. The Librarians of Congress is the first book to contain the biographies of all
The Development Of The Chinese Collection In The Library Of Congress
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Shu Chao Hu
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This is the first comprehensive and in-depth study of the Chinese collection in the Library of Congress, the largest collection of its kind in the Western world. Started in 1869 with some 950 books received in the first exhange of publications between the United States and China, the collection has
Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
Language: en
Pages: 486
Authors: Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-06-01 - Publisher: CRC Press

"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science.
We Grew Up Together
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Annette Atkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Drawing on the insights of Alfred Adler and others, Atkins examines the varying dynamics of "warm" and "cool" families and shows how siblings tutored each other in friendship, authority, cooperation and competition, dependence and independence."--BOOK JACKET.