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The Cambridge history of libraries in Britain and Ireland

Author: Peter HoareE S Leedham-GreenTeresa WebberGiles MandelbroteK A ManleyAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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This is a detailed scholarly history of libraries in Britain and Ireland. It provides a panorama of the great variety of libraries since the medieval period, setting them in their social and cultural contexts and interpreting their role as it has changed over time.
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History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cambridge history of libraries in Britain and Ireland.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005003940
(OCoLC)57731122
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hoare; E S Leedham-Green; Teresa Webber; Giles Mandelbrote; K A Manley; Alistair Black; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780511468131 051146813X 9780511468148 0511468148 9780511468155 0511468156
OCLC Number: 264791219
Description: 1 online resource (3 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: v. 1. To 1640 / edited by Elisabeth Leedham-Green and Teresa Webber --
v. 2. 1640-1850 / edited by Giles Mandelbrote and K.A. Manley --
v. 3. 1850-2000 / edited by Alistair Black and Peter Hoare.
Responsibility: [general editor, Peter Hoare].

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