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Gatekeepers of knowledge : a consideration of the library, the book and the scholar in the western world

Author: Margaret Zeegers; Deirdre Barron
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos, 2010.
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Throughout its history, the western library has played a significant role in bringing the book into the hands of western scholars. This title analyses that history: examining constructs of librarianship, publishing, and scholarship within that history as gate keeping access to knowledge.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Zeegers; Deirdre Barron
ISBN: 9781843345060 1843345064 1843345056 9781843345053
OCLC Number: 573302261
Description: xi, 134 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From the agora to the scriptoria --
From the scriptoria to the printery --
From the printery to the bookshelves --
From the bookshelves to the study --
Scholars of the second millennium.
Responsibility: Margaret Zeegers and Deirdre Barron.

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