2 edition of brief sketch of the development of modern libraries in China. found in the catalog.
brief sketch of the development of modern libraries in China.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||Z845.C5 W3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||103|
|LC Control Number||76238642|
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The first libraries in China came into being during the time of the Shang dynasty (the sixteenth to eleventh centuries B.C.) as intellectuals known as the Shi (historians) and Wu (diviners) emerged from manual labor to special occupations for the creation and spread of culture.
Among the documents that these occupations managed were "the country's statute books, genealogies of imperial kinsmen. history of library developments, which “is a weak area all the time in libraries and librarianship in China”, until the twenty-first century (Wang, Wu, & Huang, b, p. 63).
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China recently opened a new futuristic library that contains a staggering million books. If you enjoy architectural photography, Dutch photographer Ossip van Duivenbode‘s images of the. These libraries don't have so many volumes as the modern libraries.
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Located in the Binhai Cultural District In Tianjin, the five-story library, which was. Thus, the development of libraries in China depended on the devel opment of politics, education, cultural communication, and academic research. That is to say, the development of culture gave life and impetus to libraries, and the development of libraries in turn had a.
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