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The Library: A world history
James Campbell, Architectural Historian

The Library: A world history
  • Tuesday 17 June 2014, 2.00PM to 3.00pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)

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Throughout history, books have symbolised their owners’ culture and learning, and lavish spaces have been built to house them. In its highest form the library became a work of art, combining painting, sculpture, furniture and architecture into seamless, dramatic spaces. The finest libraries are repositories not just of books, but of learning and creativity. Join architectural historian, James Campbell, as he reveals the Library in all its splendour.



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