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Books and Reading in WarTime

Books and Reading in WarTime ONE of the most heartening signs in these dark days is the persistence with which good books are being issued and read. Almost surrounded, and in danger of attempted invasion, it is of our very heritage that we should cling all the closer to those things which are the refreshment of the spirit. The Daily Express may bellow that There is no such thing as culture in wartime, but the government knows better, and its appropriation of sums to further cultural activities showed real, if unexpected, vision. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

Books and Reading in WarTime

Library Review , Volume 8 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 1941

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/eb012899
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Abstract

ONE of the most heartening signs in these dark days is the persistence with which good books are being issued and read. Almost surrounded, and in danger of attempted invasion, it is of our very heritage that we should cling all the closer to those things which are the refreshment of the spirit. The Daily Express may bellow that There is no such thing as culture in wartime, but the government knows better, and its appropriation of sums to further cultural activities showed real, if unexpected, vision.

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Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1941

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