Prejudices and Antipathies: A Tract on the Lc Subject Heads Concerning People

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Winner, 1994 Multicultural Review Carey McWilliams Award

First published in 1971 (by Scarecrow Press), Prejudices and Antipathies marked the opening salvo in the fight to rid the Library of Congress Subject Headings of bias. In the ensuing decades, many of its recommendations have been embraced. Progress has been made but problems persist.

The McFarland edition of 1993 includes corrections, a new foreword by Eric Moon, a new preface and an index.

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Famed librarian Sanford Berman as written several books and numerous shorter works ("provocative"--Library Journal. He is the recipient of an American Library Association Honorary Membership (2004) and the Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award (1996), and was named Minnesota Librarian of the Year in 1977.

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"Berman's observations still resonate, stimulate and entertain.... All professional collections." --Library Journal

"A requisite purchase. for educators and collection developers" --MultiCultural Review

"Provocative and sobering." --MSRRT Newsletter

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