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Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history

Author: Lucien X Polastron; Jon E Graham
Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"A historical survey of the destruction of knowledge from ancient Babylon and China to modern times"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucien X Polastron; Jon E Graham
ISBN: 9781594771675 1594771677
OCLC Number: 123539298
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 371 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In the cradle of the libraries --
The papyrus region --
Islam of the first days --
People of the book --
Asia before the twentieth century --
The Christian West --
The new biblioclasts --
Peace damages --
An embarrassment of modernity --
Flameproof knowledge --
Epilogue: return to Alexandria.
Other Titles: Livres en feu.
Responsibility: Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham.
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