The people behind the philanthropy : an investigation into the lives and motivations of library philanthropists in Scotland between 1800 and 1914
Sked, Katrina M.L.; Reid, Peter H.;
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Examine Scottish library philanthropists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a key period in the development of the public library service. Utilizing the technique of prosopography, which goes beyond recounting basic biographical details and considers indiv... View more
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