Library An Illustrated History

ISBN-10: 1616084537

ISBN-13: 9781616084530

Edition: 2012

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List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Stuart A. P. Murray is the author of thirty-four books, including the award-winning America�s Song: The Story of �Yankee Doodle,� and books on the American Revolution, the Civil War and the Vietnam War. He lives in Petersburgh, NY.

Nicholas A. Basbanes has worked as an award-winning investigative reporter, a literary editor, and a nationally syndicated columnist. The author of five books, he also writes a regular column for Fine Books & Collections magazine and lectures widely on book-related issues. He and his wife, Constance, live in Massachusetts.

Donald G. Davies, JR., editor of Libraries & Culture , is the author of several books and serves as emeritus professor at the University of Texas, School of Information. Previously, Dr. Davis worked in the University of California, Berkeley Library.

Foreword
Introduction
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
The Library Movement
Organizing Knowledge
Libraries, Librarians, and Media Centers
Libraries of the World
Bibliotheque Nationale de France
British Library
Austrian National Library
National Library of Russia
Russian State Library, Moscow
Library and Archives of Canada
Toronto Public Library
Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec
Royal Library of Belgium
Royal Library of the Netherlands
Hong Kong Public Libraries
Italian National Libraries
New York City Public Libraries
New York Public Library
Queens Public Library
Brooklyn Public Library
Boston Public Library
Chicago Public Library
Los Angeles Libraries
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library
National Library of China
Shanghai Library
German National Library
Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences
London Library
National Library of Australia
National Diet Library of Japan
Jewish National and University Library
National Library of Brazil
Jagiellonian University Library
National Library of Iran
National Library of Pakistan
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
National Library of India
Herzog August Bibliothek
Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica
Abbey Library of St. Gall
Kederminster Library
Huntington Library
Folger Shakespeare Library
American Antiquarian Society
Newberry Library
Cambridge University Library
National Library of Medicine
University of Texas, Austin
Harvard University Libraries
Bodleian Library
The Vatican Library
The Clark Library
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Acknowledgments
Sources
For Further Reading
Index
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