An exam of ways and why sure books became the main conventional reference works in American libraries. From who is Who and global publication to Turabian's handbook, it explores the origins, effect and attainable destiny for every of those works.
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Among 1956 and 1981, Edward J. Smith issued 3 sequence of personal long-playing recordings committed virtually solely to ancient operatic functionality. Smith's first sequence, The Golden Age of Opera, seemed among 1956 and 1971, and its contents are catalogued right here for the 1st time. infamous for his or her loss of exact documentation, the LPs have remained a resource of significant frustration to creditors and historians.
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This learn chronicles the existence and profession of Ellen Stewart and her experimental theater, Cafe l. a. Mama. as soon as an comprehensive Black designer, Stewart--with no adventure in theater--founded and constructed some of the most influential experimental theaters on this planet. the amount features a brief biography, a chronology of the main major occasions relating to Stewart and los angeles Mama, a list of the greater than 1400 performs produced at los angeles Mama, and an annotated bibliography.
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