TITLE

Thomas Harrison and his 'Ark of Studies': An Episode in the History of the Organization of Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Malcolm, Noel
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2004, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the contributions of the invention of Thomas Harrison to the history of the organization of knowledge. Details of the invention by Harrison called Harrisons booke-Invention; Reasons behind the difficulty of completing Harrison's biography; Efforts of Harrison in ensuring the publication of his invention; Different versions of the invention of Harrison.
ACCESSION #
16207546

 

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