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Marsh's Library: A Mirror On the World: Law, Learning and Libraries, 1650-1750

Marsh's Library: A Mirror On the World: Law, Learning and Libraries, 1650-1750

Muriel McCarthy , Ann Simmons (Editors)

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In 1707 an act of parliament established Marsh's Library as 'a publick library for ever'.

This volume contains the papers presented at a conference to commemorate the 1707 act which took place in the library in October 2007.

The topics covered were 'Parliament and Legislation', 'Enlightenment and Counter Enlightenment' and 'Collectors and Collections'.˜Contributors include: Jack P. Greene (Johns Hopkins University); Nial Osborough (University College Dublin); David Hayton (Queen's University, Belfast); Thomas O'Connor (NUI Maynooth); Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen); C.D.A. Leighton (Bilkent University, Ankara); Ruth Whelan (NUI Maynooth); Philip Benedict & Pierre Olivier Léchot (Université de Genève); Toby Barnard (Hertford College, Oxford); Elizabethanne Boran (The Edward Worth Library, Dublin); Raymond Gillespie (NUI Maynooth); Archibald Elias (Philadelphia); Marie-Louise Legg (Birkbeck College, London).

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Author Muriel McCarthy , Ann Simmons (Editors)
Publisher Four Courts Press
Publication date 24 Apr 2009
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781846821523

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