A universal history of the destruction of books : from ancient Sumer to modern Iraq / Fernando Báez ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam.

A product of ten years of research and support from leading American and European universities, A Universal History of the Destruction of Books traces a tragic story: the smashed tablets of ancient Sumer, the widespread looting of libraries in post-war Iraq, the leveling of the Library of Alexandria...

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Main Author: Báez, Fernando, 1970-
Other Authors: Mac Adam, Alfred J., 1941-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Atlas & Co. : Distributed to the trade by W.W. Norton, ©2008.

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Call Number: Z659 .B3413 2008
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