Historians, books and libraries a survey of historical scholarship in relation to library resources, organization and services. by Jesse Hauk Shera

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Historiography.,
  • History -- Study and teaching.

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Includes bibliographies.

Book details

LC ClassificationsD16 .S52 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 126 p.
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911390M
ISBN 100837125588
LC Control Number76097319

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