Libros para descargar en ipods A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern-day Iraq de Fernando Baez

A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern-day Iraq

A Universal History of the Destruction of Books: From Ancient Sumer to Modern-day Iraq

by Fernando Baez

Editorial: Atlas & Co.
ISBN: 9781934633014
Número de páginas: 272
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 7 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-09-14
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A best-seller in Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, and Brazil: the first-ever world history of the destruction of books. 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, book burnings by Crusaders and Nazis, and censorship against authors past and present. With diligence and grace, Báez mounts a compelling investigation into the ...