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Lectures de prison (1725-2017)


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Lectures de prison (1725-2017) – From the Bastille castle to today’s prisons: a collection of documents on prison libraries and on the access (or lack of access) of prisoners to reading. The documents, with various statuses, are preceded by a sequence of 98 images (black and white duotone) and framed by a preface by Philippe Claudel and an afterword by historian Jean-Lucien Sanchez.The text part is composed of five chapters, presented respectively by : Philippe Artières, historian. Guillaume de la Taille, curator. Marianne Terrusse, librarian. Jean-Louis Fabiani, sociologist. Claude Poissenot, sociologist.

CHAPTER 1 History of the prison library and associated representations / CHAPTER 2 Constitution and organization of collections / CHAPTER 3 Circulation of books and functioning of libraries / CHAPTER 4 What prisoners read / CHAPTER 5 The library as a space

  • date of publication : August 2017
  • language : FR
  • pages : 464 p.
  • format : 27 x 21 x 4.1
  • impression : Duotone black and white
  • binding : paperback, soft cover
  • ISBN : 9782955909713
  • publishers : Le Lampadaire
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