A history of libraries in the Western World

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Scarecrow Press, 1965 - Libraries - 418 pages
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I like libraries. I like history. So there's really no reason this book should have put me to sleep so often. :( It's not all boring though, and it particularly gets better in the second half when it moves onto modern library history. Read full review

History of libraries in the western world

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This latest update is a succinct and readable account of the development of libraries within the context of Western civilization. Divided as before into three sections covering the ancient world, the ... Read full review

Contents

The Origin of Libraries
7
Babylonian and Assyrian Libraries
21
Egyptian Libraries
32
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