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The Resource The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes

The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Label
The library : an illustrated history
Title
The library
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The history of libraries from ancient to modern times is presented through a review of the types of documents stored, the structures themselves, the way they have been managed, and the important part they have played in every culture around the world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Stuart
Dewey number
027.009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
Z721
LC item number
.M885 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Bibliothek
  • Biblioteca,
Label
The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-307) and index
Contents
The ancient libraries -- European libraries of the Middle Ages -- Asia and Islam -- Europe's High Middle Ages -- Renaissance to Reformation -- People of the book -- War and a golden age -- The library in colonial North America -- The library in the young United States -- Libraries across America -- Organizing knowledge -- Libraries, librarians, and media centers -- Libraries of the world
Control code
ocn277203534
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780838909911
Isbn Type
(ALA ed.)
Lccn
2009012126
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), music, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)277203534
Label
The library : an illustrated history, Stuart A.P. Murray ; introduction by Donald G. Davis, Jr. ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-307) and index
Contents
The ancient libraries -- European libraries of the Middle Ages -- Asia and Islam -- Europe's High Middle Ages -- Renaissance to Reformation -- People of the book -- War and a golden age -- The library in colonial North America -- The library in the young United States -- Libraries across America -- Organizing knowledge -- Libraries, librarians, and media centers -- Libraries of the world
Control code
ocn277203534
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780838909911
Isbn Type
(ALA ed.)
Lccn
2009012126
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), music, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)277203534

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