Marsh's Library: A Mirror On the World

Law, Learning and Libraries, 1650-1750

Edited by: Muriel McCarthy, Ann Simmons

In 1707 an act of parliament established Marsh's Library as 'a publick library for ever'. This volume contains the papers presented at a conference to commemorate the 1707 act which took place in the library in October 2007. The topics covered were 'Parliament and Legislation', 'Enlightenment and Counter Enlightenment' and 'Collectors and Collections'.~Contributors include: Jack P. Greene (Johns Hopkins University); Nial Osborough (University College Dublin); David Hayton (Queen's University, Belfast); Thomas O'Connor (NUI Maynooth); Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen); C.D.A. Leighton (Bilkent University, Ankara); Ruth Whelan (NUI Maynooth); Philip Benedict & Pierre Olivier L?chot (Universit? de Gen?ve); Toby Barnard (Hertford College, Oxford); Elizabethanne Boran (The Edward Worth Library, Dublin); Raymond Gillespie (NUI Maynooth); Archibald Elias (Philadelphia); Marie-Louise Legg (Birkbeck College, London).

311 pages

Publication Date: 5/31/2009
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821523