Lost Libraries: The Destruction of Great Book Collections Since Antiguity - Raven, James (Editor)

This pioneering volume of essays explores the destruction of great libraries since ancient times and examines the intellectual, political and cultural consequences of loss. Fourteen original contributions, introduced by a major re-evaluative history of lost libraries, offer the first ever comparative discussion of the greatest catastrophes in book ... Read More

Lost Libraries: The Destruction of Great Book Collections Since Antiguity 2004, Palgrave Schol, Print UK, Basingstoke, England

ISBN-13: 9781403921192

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