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The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

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In The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World Yun Lee Too argues that the ancient library was much more than its incarnation at Alexandria, which has been the focus for students of the subject up till now. In fact, the library is a complex institution with many different forms. It can be a building with books, but it can also be individual people, or the individual books ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published March 5th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 7th 2010)
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Jan 12, 2013 rated it it was ok
This is not well-written and immensely technical and esoteric in places. It doesn't help that it reads as if it has come straight from the PhD viva and onto the shelves of the bookstores.
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