[Review] .Libraries in Times of Utopian Thoughts and Social Protests—the Libraries of the Late 1960s and early 1970s, .

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
James V. Carmichael, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Young twenty-and thirty-somethings now wear garb from the sixties and seventies to costumed events, little aware that to persons of a certain age (including their own parents) these clothes were a political statement as well as fashion. Similarly, among that aging cohort of baby boomers, the "student revolution" of the 1960s and 1970s encompasses a national as well as a personal level of experience. Unfortunately, as a nation, Americans are provincial when they are not xenophobic-long may we lament the demise of foreign-language requirements in academe and the inadequate attention to the proprieties of English in the anti-elite era of inclusiveness.

Additional Information

Publication
Libraries & Culture 39 (Summer): 320-22.
Language: English
Date: 2004
Keywords
Libraries, Librarianship, Utopia, Social protest, Book reviews