RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2022

Journal cover with RBM masthead at the top and featuring pictures of an old rare books reading room and a group of children standing around a man with headphones around his neck in front of a record player.

The Spring 2022 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016.

Editor’s Note

Richard Saunders. “Editor’s Note.”

Research Articles

Jesse R. Erickson. “Discursive Perpendicularity: Intersections of Black Print Culture Studies and Bibliography.”

Book Reviews

Lucas A. Dietrich. Writing Across the Color Line: U.S. Print Culture and the Rise of Ethnic Literature, 1877–1920. Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2020. Paper, 199 p. $26.95. ISBN: 978-1-62534-487-8. Reviewed by Alison Fraser.

Ballantyne, Tony, Lachy Paterson, and Angela Wanhalla, eds. Indigenous Textual Cultures: Reading and Writing in the Age of Global Empire. Durham, NC and London: Duke University Press, 2020. Paperback, 368 p. $28.95 (978-1-4780-1081-4); cloth, $104.95 (978-1-4780-0976-4). Reviewed by Julie K. Tanaka

Mary Kandiuk, ed. Archives and Special Collections as Sites of Contestation. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2020. Softcover, 520p. $35.00 (ISBN 9781634000628). Reviewed by Bradley J. Wiles.