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The Role of Calendars in Constructing a Community of Historical Workers in the Public Records Office of Great Britain ca. 1850s–1950s

Genre Theory in Information Studies

ISBN: 978-1-78441-255-5, eISBN: 978-1-78441-254-8

ISSN: 2055-5377

Publication date: 6 February 2015

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The study deepens and extends understanding of discourse communities and the ideologies they promote and suppress and contributes to the emergent understanding of archival finding aids as socio-cultural texts by exposing the ways in which they participate in the formation and shaping of knowledge.

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MacNeil, H. (2015), "The Role of Calendars in Constructing a Community of Historical Workers in the Public Records Office of Great Britain ca. 1850s–1950s", Genre Theory in Information Studies (Studies in Information, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 91-113. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011006

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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