The Library: a World History

Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops
Thursday 24th October 2013 (16:00-17:00)
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Library, copyright Will Pryce

[Image above - copyright Will Pryce]

This timely and beautiful history of libraries shows why these fine repositories of learning, creativity and contemplation embody some of the highest achievements of humankind.

Author James Campbell travelled the globe with photographer Will Pryce to tell the story of these buildings from the beginnings of writing to the present day – from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Japan.