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History of libraries in the western world

Author: Michael H Harris
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Examines the social economic, and political conditions that gave rise to libraries throughout history, looking at libraries in the ancient world, medieval libraries, and modern library development in the Western world.
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Genre/Form: History
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Harris, Michael H.
History of libraries in the western world.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995
(OCoLC)608034872
Online version:
Harris, Michael H.
History of libraries in the western world.
Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624376318
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Harris
ISBN: 081082972X 9780810829725
OCLC Number: 31435460
Description: v, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. I. Libraries in the Ancient World. 1. The Origin of Libraries. 2. Babylonian and Assyrian Libraries. 3. Egyptian Libraries. 4. Greek Libraries. 5. Roman Libraries --
pt. II. Medieval Libraries. 6. Byznntine and Moslem Libraries. 7. Monastic and Cathedral Libraries. 8. The Rise of the University, the Renaissance, the Invention of Printing, and the Growth of Libraries in Europe to 1500 --
pt. III. Modern Library Development in the West. 9. European Libraries: Expansion and Diversification to 1917. 10. Libraries in America to 1850. 11. Modern European Libraries. 12. Modern American Libraries.
Responsibility: by Michael H. Harris.

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Examines the social economic, and political conditions that gave rise to libraries throughout history, looking at libraries in the ancient world, medieval libraries, and modern library development in the Western world.

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