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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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
1079527
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xii, 371 pages
Isbn
9781594771675
Lccn
2007015106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1079527
  • (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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
1079527
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
xii, 371 pages
Isbn
9781594771675
Lccn
2007015106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1079527
  • (OCoLC)123539298

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