Table of contents for Books and libraries in American society during World War II : weapons in the war of ideas / Patti Clayton Becker.

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Table of Contents
 
 
Acknowledgements
Introduction "Imposing Frontages on Important Streets"
Chapter 1 "More than Pleasant Luxuries": Background
Chapter 2 "We Have to Act Immediately":
 Responding to the National Emergency
Chapter 3 "Moving Picture Houses and Dance Halls":
 Seeking Support
Chapter 4 "To Meet the Needs of a Nation at War":
 Libraries Respond
Chapter 5 "Avoid Frightening the Librarian":
 Implementing the Policy Statement
Chapter 6 "Praise the Lord and Pass the New Editions":
 Victory Book Campaigns
Chapter 7 "A Spell of Rough Weather": Wartime Challenges
Chapter 8 "Beginning a New Era": Postwar Hopes
Epilogue
Appendices 1 American Library Association Presidents, 1939-
1946
 2 Total Circulation, 1939-1945
 
 3 Adult Fiction and Nonfiction Circulation, 1940-1945
 
 4 Circulation of Adult and Children's Books, 1939-1945
 
 5 ALA Membership, 1939-1945
Notes
Bibliography
Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Libraries and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Libraries.
Public libraries -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American Library Association -- History -- 20th century.