A Universal History of the Destruction of Books

A Universal History of the Destruction of Books

From Ancient Sumer to Modern-Day Iraq

By Fernando Baez; Alfred MacAdam (Translator)

Atlas & Co., Hardcover, 9781934633014, 354pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

Description
Baez's well-researched work traces a tragic story: the widespread looting of libraries, book burnings, and censorship against authors past and present as well as the motives behind the destruction of books.