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Author Ayalon, Ami
Title Reading Palestine : Printing and Literacy, 1900-1948
Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Palestine in the First Half of the Twentieth Century -- Recapturing Past Reading -- Chapter 1. Literacy and Education -- Education: Phases of Development -- The Impact of Education: Profile of the "Literate" Community -- Chapter 2. Texts: Imported, Produced, Viewed -- Traditional Stocks: The Augury of Change -- Impact of the Neighborhood -- Local Production -- Texts in the Public Domain -- Chapter 3. Texts Accessed and Afforded -- Conduits of Dissemination -- Buying One's Own Book -- Accessing without Buying: Libraries, Clubs, Reading Rooms -- Accessing without Buying: Open Public Places -- Chapter 4. Individual Reading -- Individual Reading: Past Legacy -- Mutala'ah in Twentieth-Century Palestine: The Comfort of Home -- Private Reading in Public -- Chapter 5. Collective Reading -- The Old, Familiar Conduits -- Vocal Reading: Bridging across Illiteracy -- Vocal Reading: The Extra Benefit of the Collective Experience -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Sources -- Index
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Link Print version: Ayalon, Ami Reading Palestine : Printing and Literacy, 1900-1948 Austin : University of Texas Press,c2004 9780292705791
Subject Reading -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.;Literacy -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century
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