Twentieth Century Advice Literature  brings together more than 150,000 pages of rare material to provide a reflection on historical American attitudes towards race, citizenship, education, work, sex, gender roles, life cycles, family, and religion.

Twentieth Century Advice Literature  brings together more than 150,000 pages of rare material to provide a reflection on historical American attitudes towards race, citizenship, education, work, sex, gender roles, life cycles, family, and religion.

The advice publications within the collection serve as a lens through which to study the evolving culture. Materials provide direct and often entertaining evidence of how society grappled with issues such as war, technology, education, leisure, consumerism, and class and race relations. In plain language accessible to all, advice literature gives detailed accounts of how people conformed, or failed to conform, to societal expectations of the time.

Twentieth Century Advice Literature  brings together more than 150,000 pages of rare material to provide a reflection on historical American attitudes towards race, citizenship, education, work, sex, gender roles, life cycles, family, and religion.

Twentieth Century Advice Literature  brings together more than 150,000 pages of rare material to provide a reflection on historical American attitudes towards race, citizenship, education, work, sex, gender roles, life cycles, family, and religion.

The advice publications within the collection serve as a lens through which to study the evolving culture. Materials provide direct and often entertaining evidence of how society grappled with issues such as war, technology, education, leisure, consumerism, and class and race relations. In plain language accessible to all, advice literature gives detailed accounts of how people conformed, or failed to conform, to societal expectations of the time.

From Middle English centurie ( “ a count of one hundred (of anything); a division of the Roman army; century; a division of land ” ) , from Old French centurie , from Latin centuria , from centum ( “ one hundred ” ) . The most common modern use is a shortening of century of years .


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