Books and the People (day to day pamphlets no 18.)

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Day to Day Pamphlets, no. 38. Green paper wrappers.

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Books and the People (day to day pamphlets no 18.)




Originally titled 'The Democratisation of Books', this essay in the Day to Day Pamphlets series (no. 38) outline's Cole's thesis that the book-world was seeing a revolution in access and the consumption of books. 

Cole's research came from a series of articles published in the Listener between 22 December 1937 and 12 January 1938.