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Cruising the library

Melissa Adler

Cruising the library

perversities in the organization of knowledge

by Melissa Adler

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delta Collection (Library of Congress),
  • Subject headings,
  • Classification,
  • Information organization,
  • Philosophy,
  • Minorities,
  • Sexual minorities,
  • Books,
  • Library of Congress Classification,
  • Subject cataloging,
  • Library of Congress Subject headings,
  • Evaluation,
  • Social sciences,
  • Terminology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-215) and indexes.

    StatementMelissa Adler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ695 .A25 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 223 pages
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232767M
    ISBN 100823276368
    ISBN 109780823276363
    LC Control Number2016051405
    OCLC/WorldCa960836480


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