Irrepressible Reformer: A Biography of Melvil Dewey Wayne A. Wiegand

ISBN: 9780838906804

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Irrepressible Reformer: A Biography of Melvil Dewey  by  Wayne A. Wiegand

Irrepressible Reformer: A Biography of Melvil Dewey by Wayne A. Wiegand
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Drawing from rare archival materials researched over a period of 15 years, preeminent Dewey historian Wayne Wiegand has produced the first frank and comprehensive biography of the man behind the Dewey Decimal Classification System and scores of otherMoreDrawing from rare archival materials researched over a period of 15 years, preeminent Dewey historian Wayne Wiegand has produced the first frank and comprehensive biography of the man behind the Dewey Decimal Classification System and scores of other enduring achievements.

Tracing Deweys life and influences that shaped it, Irrepressible Reformer explores Deweys ingenious enterprise as a library innovator, New York State education official, and business and resort operator - as well as those aspects many found arrogant, manipulative, immoral and bigoted.



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