The Story of Libraries

The Story of Libraries

From the Invention of Writing to the Computer Age

Book - 1998
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This text describes the role that libraries played in ancient Egypt, Han-dynasty China, the ancient Western Clasical world, the Baghdad of Harun-al-Rashid, and medieval and Renaissance Europe. It continues with the libraries of colonial America, the Library of Congress, university libraries, and today's large public library systems.
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 1998.
ISBN: 9780826411143
Branch Call Number: 027.009 Ler
027/.009/Ler 3588mb 1
Characteristics: 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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