The Resource The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas Basbanes

The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas Basbanes

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The library : an illustrated history
Title
The library
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas Basbanes
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Language
eng
Summary
The history of libraries from ancient to modern times is presented through a review of the types of documents stored, the structures themselves, the way they have been managed, and the important part they have played in every culture around the world
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas Basbanes
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The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas Basbanes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The ancient libraries -- European libraries of the Middle Ages -- Asia and Islam -- Europe's high Middle Ages -- Renaissance to Reformation -- People of the book -- War and a golden age -- The library in colonial North America -- The library in the youngUnited States -- Libraries across America -- Private and public libraries -- Modern libraries
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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{'Pember Library and Museum (Granville)': 'http://pac.sals.edu/polaris/view.aspx?cn=811244', 'Chester Public Library, Town of': 'http://pac.sals.edu/polaris/view.aspx?cn=811244', 'Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library': 'http://pac.sals.edu/polaris/view.aspx?cn=811244', 'Saratoga Springs Public Library': 'http://pac.sals.edu/polaris/view.aspx?cn=811244'}
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9781602397064
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      6307 Main St., Chestertown, NY, 12817-0451, US
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      33 West Main St., Granville, NY, 12832-1346, US
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