Study of Civilian's Library in the View of Social Education: Taking Nanjing as an Example (1927—1937)
Abstract Civilian's library is one of the most important social education institutions and common culture space in the city. As the capital of the Republican of China, Nanjing paid great attention to the construction of civilian's library. Civilian's library of Nanjing carried out various social education activities, such as circulating and spreading books, founding reading organization, directing the public to read, holding books exhibition, etc. The city was aimed at educating the populace and improving atmosphere of culture by means of launching these activities.
Keywords Social education. Civilian's library. Nanjing. The Period of the Republic of China.