Bookwomen : creating an empire in children's book publishing, 1919-1939 / Jacalyn Eddy.

Author
Eddy, Jacalyn [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006.
Description
x, 211 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Print culture history in modern America [More in this series]
Summary note
A comphrehensive account of the women who, as librarians, editors, and founders of the Horn Book, shaped the modern children's book industry between 1919 and 1939.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-205) and index.
Contents
  • Troublesome womanhood and new childhood
  • Protecting books : Anne Carroll Moore, Alice Jordan, and the public library
  • Selling books : bookshops, the WEIU, and Bertha Everett Mahony
  • Making books : children's book publishing and Louise Hunting Seaman
  • Becoming experts and friends
  • Building professional culture
  • Triumph and transition.
Other title(s)
  • Book women
  • Project Muse UPCC books
ISBN
  • 0299217949 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780299217945
LCCN
^^2005021513
OCLC
61169774
RCP
H - S
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