Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack

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  • ISBN: 1529378753
  • Author: Richard Ovenden
  • Publisher: Richard Ovenden
  • Genre: Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

‘Burning the Books is fascinating, thought-provoking and very timely. No one should keep quiet about this library history’ IAN HISLOP Opening with the notorious bonfires of ‘un-German’ and Jewish literature in 1933 that offered such a clear signal of Nazi intentions, Burning the Books takes us …