International Encyclopedia of Learned Societies and Academies (Hardback)Joseph C. Kiger (author)
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This book provides historical sketches of the most significant national and international learned societies and academies located outside the United States. Complementing Joseph Kiger's Research Institutions and Learned Societies, which covers the United States, this volume includes profiles, arranged alphabetically, on some 100 organizations located in fifty-three countries.
Each profile provides comprehensive, uniform, up-to-date information, including founding, history, purpose, activities, governance, current operations, and location of offices and archives, on the subject society. Entries conclude with sources of additional information. Appendices include chronologies, genealogies, and topical listings. The work includes a full index.
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 730 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 22 mm
?University libraries' interest in this book ought to be self-evident.?-Wilson Library Bulletin
?Recommended for academic reference collections.??Choice, December 1993
"Recommended for academic reference collections."-Choice, December 1993
"University libraries' interest in this book ought to be self-evident."-Wilson Library Bulletin
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