Understanding Archives & Manuscripts

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Society of American Archivists, 2006 - History - 237 pages
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If you're thinking about getting a career as an archivist, this is a very good book to look at what the profession is really about. Read full review

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I read this for a class, it was a great introduction to the archives profession. Now I'm definitely sure I want to be an archivist. Read full review

Contents

The Rise and Spread of Literacy
3
The Impulse to Destroy
17
Characteristics of Recorded Information
35
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

James M. O'Toole is Clough Millennium Professor of History, Boston College.

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