Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 January 2020

296 Pages | 25 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190944612

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Information Hunters

When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

Kathy Peiss

  • The untold story of book collecting missions for intelligence gathering during World War II
  • Highlights the role of scholars, librarians, and archivists in finding and preserving books for national security, military planning, and postwar reconstruction
  • Written by the acclaimed author of American cultural history, who has an intriguing connection to the wartime collecting missions