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Book Review: For the Love of Old Paper

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A room in the French National Archives, 2001
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At a time when news about archives is focused on budget cuts or digitization projects, Yale University Press has issued the first English translation of Arlette Farge's 1989 book, Le Goût de l'archive, or, as Yale has it, The Allure of the Archives...

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