Libraries in Russia: History of the Library of the Academy of Sciences from Peter the Great to PresentValerie Leonov (author), Nikolai I. Yashugin (translator), Mikhail A. Prokofiev (translator), Marcus A. Sherwood-Jenkins (translator)
Mixed media product 244 Pages / Published: 01/01/2005
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In Libraries in Russia, the author, Valerii Leonov, pursues the history of the first Russian national library, the Library of the Russian Academy of Science (Bibliotheca Akademii Nauk, short: BAN), from the beginning of the 18th century to the present. The library was founded by Peter the Great in 1714 and served as a model for the foundation of further libraries during the 18th century. This historical description is based on extensive historical and bibliographic material, including unique archive material, which is edited here for the first time. The title will be of interest to all in the humanities and everyone interested in Russian history and culture.
Publisher: De Gruyter
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm
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