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The Resource Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham

Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham

Label
Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history
Title
Books on fire
Title remainder
the destruction of libraries throughout history
Statement of responsibility
Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"A historical survey of the destruction of knowledge from ancient Babylon and China to modern times"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Polastron, Lucien X
Dewey number
027.009
Index
index present
LC call number
Z721
LC item number
.P5613 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Graham, Jon E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Censorship
Label
Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-362) and index
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
Control code
ocn123539298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 371 p.
Isbn
9781594771675
Lccn
2007015106
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123539298
  • (OCoLC)123539298
Label
Books on fire : the destruction of libraries throughout history, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-362) and index
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
Control code
ocn123539298
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 371 p.
Isbn
9781594771675
Lccn
2007015106
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123539298
  • (OCoLC)123539298

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