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History of children"s reading and literature

Alec Ellis

History of children"s reading and literature

by Alec Ellis

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Alec Ellis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 233p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20686645M
ISBN 100080125875
OCLC/WorldCa656084966

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A History of Children's Reading and Literature presents the pattern of educational activity in relation to the methods undertaken in the schools, and the extent to which books are used in the advancement of Edition: 1.

As a market for children’s literature had become firmly established in the 18th and 19th centuries, changes in children’s literature in the 20th century were related to the content of books.

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