The famous Bucher bewegten die Welt: Eine Kulturgeschichte des Buches (2d ed., Verlag Anton Hiersemann, 1968) is a rich history of books and publishing and libraries. Much attention is devoted to the development of printing and the rise of the great modern research libraries. An emphasis is placed throughout on the relationship between political or social movements and libraries.
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"a tour de force...includes an excellent chapter on the historical and contemporary role of the librarian...should prove to be especially useful...for many years to come" -- Wilson Library Bulletin
"weighty scholarship...stimulating for general readers" -- Choice
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Book Description McFarland & Company, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0899503446