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Literacy in the United States Readers and Reading since 1880

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ISBN-10: 0300054300

ISBN-13: 9780300054309

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Carl F. Kaestle, Helen Damon-Moore, Lawrence C. Stedman, Katherine Tinsley, William Vance Trollinger

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Aims to shed new light on the issue of literacy in America, providing a social history that broadens the definition of literacy, considering who was reading what, under what circumstances and for what purposes. The book assesses trends in Americans' reading abilities and reading habits.
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 1/27/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 361
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Carl F. Kaestle is University Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Education, History, and Public Policy at Brown University. He is author or editor of six books, including Literacy in the United States: Readers and Reading since 1880.