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Books on Fire: The Tumultuous Story of the World's Great Libraries

Designer: book-fiction-store

$25.00

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Here is a magisterial history of the destruction of knowledge over the millennia. Hugely impressive in scope, Polastrons book takes the reader on a journey from ancient Mesopotamia to modern times, showing how the urge to write, read and collect books has always gone hand in hand with the impulse to destroy them.

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