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World Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Services

Author : Robert Wedgeworth
ISBN : 0838906095
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Entries cover important individuals, institutions, organizations, technological developments, concepts, procedures, and libraries around the world
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Odysseys Home

Author : George Elliott Clarke
ISBN : 9781487516789
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature is a pioneering study of African-Canadian literary creativity, laying the groundwork for future scholarly work in the field. Based on extensive excavations of archives and texts, this challenging passage through twelve essays presents a history of the literature and examines its debt to, and synthesis with, oral cultures. George Elliott Clarke identifies African-Canadian literature's distinguishing characteristics, argues for its relevance to both African Diasporic Black and Canadian Studies, and critiques several of its key creators and texts. Scholarly and sophisticated, the survey cites and interprets the works of several major African-Canadian writers, including André Alexis, Dionne Brand, Austin Clarke, Claire Harris, and M. Nourbese Philip. In so doing, Clarke demonstrates that African-Canadian writers and critics explore the tensions that exist between notions of universalism and black nationalism, liberalism and conservatism. These tensions are revealed in the literature in what Clarke argues to be – paradoxically – uniquely Canadian and proudly apart from a mainstream national identity. Clarke has unearthed vital but previously unconsidered authors, and charted the relationship between African-Canadian literature and that of Africa, African America, and the Caribbean. In addition to the essays, Clarke has assembled a seminal and expansive bibliography of texts – literature and criticism – from both English and French Canada. This important resource will inevitably challenge and change future academic consideration of African-Canadian literature and its place in the international literary map of the African Diaspora.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Chronology Of Librarianship 1960 2000

Author : Jeffrey M. Wilhite
ISBN : 9780810869073
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book covers all areas of library literature that inform the history of librarianship and ranges over multiple continents. Its broad scope lends itself to wide use by scholars and students of library history and library literature. The chronology is presented in a dictionary format and separated into decades. It is complemented by a comprehensive bibliography and both subject and name indexes, which are cross-listed for ease of use.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780 1900

Author : David W. Forbes
ISBN : 0824820428
Genre : Reference
File Size : 55.20 MB
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The long-awaited bibliography of Hawaiiana, many years in the making. This first volume deals with the earliest period of European discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, and rewrites much of the bibliography of Cook, La Prouse, and many other voyagers. The first printing in the Islands is covered in this volume, as is the coming of the missionaries, and the development of a political history.
Category: Reference

Bob Marley

Author : National Library of Jamaica
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023386740
Genre : Reggae music
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Category: Reggae music