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HIST 328: Gender, Media, and U.S. Culture (Rohr): Background Information

What is a Reference Book?

".... any book not designed for consecutive or complete reading:  a book to which you refer, usually very briefly, for a specific bit of information or a concise introduction to a topic." 

Gore, Daniel. Bibliography for Beginners. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1973


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