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By Trevor Livelton

ISBN-10: 0810830515

ISBN-13: 9780810830516

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Livelton considers the character of public files from an archival standpoint, interpreting recommendations instead of the day-by-day realities with which public documents archivists deal. notwithstanding, his conscientiously reasoned conclusions offer a robust beginning on which principled instead of ad hoc judgements might be made, and so can be of curiosity to lecturers, scholars and practitioners of archival science.

The writer provides a basic or theoretical view of public documents as files made or acquired and preserved via the sovereign or its brokers within the behavior of governance. This research is illustrated by means of numerous examples, together with a dialogue of freedom of information.

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