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Before the Public Library

Before the Public Library
Author : Mark Towsey
Publisher : BRILL
Total Pages : 433
Release : 2017-10-23
ISBN 10 : 9789004348677
ISBN 13 : 9004348670
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Before the Public Library Book Description:

Before the Public Library explores the emergence of community-based lending libraries in the Atlantic World in the two centuries before the advent of the Public Library movement in the mid-nineteenth century through essays by eighteen leading scholars.

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