Twentieth-century popular culture in museums and libraries

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Published by Bowling Green University Popular Press in Bowling Green, Ohio .

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  • Popular culture -- United States,
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Statementedited by Fred E.H. Schroeder.
ContributionsSchroeder, Fred E. H., 1932-
LC ClassificationsAM135 .T84
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4126787M
ISBN 100879721626
LC Control Number80085197

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Schroeder. Twentieth-century popular culture in museums and libraries. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fred E H Schroeder.

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