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The Resource A great idea at the time : the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books, Alex Beam

A great idea at the time : the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books, Alex Beam

Label
A great idea at the time : the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books
Title
A great idea at the time
Title remainder
the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books
Statement of responsibility
Alex Beam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the Great Books mania, in an entertaining and strangely poignant portrait of American popular culture on the threshold of the television age
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beam, Alex
Dewey number
973.91
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.B333 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Canon (Literature)
  • Popular culture
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Education, Humanistic
Label
A great idea at the time : the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books, Alex Beam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The headwaters -- The odd couple -- The Great Books in the gray city -- Great Books good for you! -- The making of the books -- Faster, pussycat! Sell! Sell! -- Second verse not the same as the first -- The people of the book -- Epictetus at the cash register: Chicago and Columbia -- Hard core: St. John's College -- Among the bookies -- Dead books walking
Control code
191926328
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 245 pages
Isbn
9781586484873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191926328
Label
A great idea at the time : the rise, fall, and curious afterlife of the Great Books, Alex Beam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The headwaters -- The odd couple -- The Great Books in the gray city -- Great Books good for you! -- The making of the books -- Faster, pussycat! Sell! Sell! -- Second verse not the same as the first -- The people of the book -- Epictetus at the cash register: Chicago and Columbia -- Hard core: St. John's College -- Among the bookies -- Dead books walking
Control code
191926328
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 245 pages
Isbn
9781586484873
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191926328

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