Burning the Books: RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK : A History of Knowledge Under Attack-9781529378757

Burning the Books: RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK : A History of Knowledge Under Attack

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Author(s): Ovenden, Richard,
Binding: Hardback,
Date of Publication: 03/09/2020,
Pagination: 320 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: John Murray Publishers Ltd,
Published By: John Murray Press,
Book Classification: Humanities,
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781529378757
Description: Richard Ovenden, director of Oxford's Bodleian Library, reveals the vital importance of libraries to civilisations in this rich and timely history of the destruction of knowledge, and the heroic stories of its rescue and preservation.