History of Libraries in the Western World

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Scarecrow Press, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 301 pages
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This edition of the History of Libraries in the Western World represents a substantial revision of the earlier edition, taking into account the information revolution that has swept the West since 1945 and the political revolution that swept across Europe beginning in 1986.

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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


Babylonian and Assyrian Libraries
Egyptian Libraries
Greek Libraries

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