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A history of libraries in the Western World.

Author: Elmer Douglas Johnson
Publisher: New York, Scarecrow Press, 1965.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Elmer D.
History of libraries in the Western World.
New York, Scarecrow Press, 1965
(OCoLC)613978458
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmer Douglas Johnson
OCLC Number: 575208
Description: 418 pages
Contents: 1. The origin of libraries --
2. Babylonian and Assyrian libraries --
3. Egyptian libraries --
4. Greek libraries --
5. Roman libraries --
6. Byzantine and Moslem libraries --
7. Monastic and cathedral libraries --
8. Early university libraries --
9. Medieval private libraries --
10. European national libraries since 1500 --
11. European university libraries since 1500 --
12. European public libraries since 1500 --
13. Special libraries in modern Europe --
14. Private libraries in modern Europe --
15. Colonial American libraries --
16. College and university libraries in the United States --
17. Public libraries in the United States --
18. School libraries in the United States --
19. Government libraries in the United States --
20. Special libraries in the United States --
21. Private libraries in the United States --
22. The library's role in Western civilization --
Index.

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