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Reinventing knowledge : from Alexandria to the Internet

Author: Ian F McNeely; Lisa Wolverton
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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McNeely presents a compact history of Western culture via the institutions that have shaped knowledge from the classical period to the present.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian F McNeely; Lisa Wolverton
ISBN: 9780393065060 0393065065 9780393337716 0393337715
OCLC Number: 181139380
Description: xxii, 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The library --
The monastery --
The university --
The republic of letters --
The disciplines --
The laboratory.
Responsibility: Ian F. McNeely ; with Lisa Wolverton.

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A dazzling intellectual history of the West served up with verve and insight by two brilliant young historians.  Read more...
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"A magnificent overview of the history of knowledge production in the West." -- Times Higher Education "A sprightly, stimulating and surprising study." -- The Scotsman "An inspiring read." -- New Read more...

 
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