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Library : an unquiet history

Battles, Matthew.

New York : W.W. Norton 2003

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (Z721 B28 2003 )()

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  • Title:
    Library : an unquiet history
  • Author/Creator: Battles, Matthew.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton
  • Creation Date: 2003
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: x, 245 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-227) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Libraries -- History; Libraries and society -- History; Books -- History
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-227) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Reading the library
    Burning Alexandria
    The house of wisdom
    The battle of the books
    Books for all
    Knowledge on fire
    Lost in the stacks.
  • OCLC Number: 51305782
  • Identifier: ISBN0393020290;LCCN2002156439