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The new public library : design innovation for the twenty-first century

Author: R Thomas Hille
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Thomas Hille
ISBN: 9781138326705 1138326704 9781138326736 1138326739
OCLC Number: 1047766190
Description: 456 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I: Precedents --
European Influences: Before 1800 --
Early Public Libraries in the U.S.: 1800 to 1880s --
Early Beaux-Arts Libraries: 1850s to 1910s --
Carnegie Libraries: 1890s to 1920s --
Decentralized Departmental Libraries: 1890s to 1930s --
Early Modern Libraries: 1920s to 1940s --
Postwar Modern Libraries: 1950s to 1970s --
Postmodern Libraries: 1970s and 1980s --
Part II: Projects --
Central Municipal and Regional Libraries --
Urban Neighborhood Branch Libraries --
Suburban Neighborhood Branch and Community Libraries --
Collocated Libraries, Additions, and Modernizations --
Libraries in Northern Europe.
Responsibility: R. Thomas Hille.

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