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Author Bivens-Tatum, Wayne.

Title Libraries and the Enlightenment / Wayne Bivens-Tatum
Published Los Angeles : Library Juice Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 211 pages)
Contents The Enlightenment: a brief introduction -- Academic libraries and the philosophical enlightenment -- Public libraries and the political enlightenment -- Universal libraries: dream and reality -- The universal library of enlightenment
Summary "Traces the historical foundations of modern American libraries to the European Enlightenment, showing how the ideas on which library institutions are based go back to the ideas and institutions of that revolutionary time"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Academic libraries -- History.
Libraries and society.
Libraries -- Aims and objectives.
Libraries -- United States -- History.
Public libraries -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011043639
ISBN 1936117940 (e-book)
9781936117949 (e-book)