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Public libraries in Nazi Germany

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Libraries and national socialism.,
    • Libraries and state -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-334) and index.

      StatementMargaret F. Stieg.
      LC ClassificationsZ801.A1 S924 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1885711M
      ISBN 100817305564
      LC Control Number90046771

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