A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern-Day Iraq (Hardcover)

From Ancient Sumer to Modern-Day Iraq

By Fernando Baez, Alfred MacAdam (Translator)

Atlas & Co., 9781934633014, 354pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

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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.
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