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Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack

Ovenden, Richard
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division (John Murray Publishers Ltd)
Published: May 27, 2021
ISBN: 9781529378771
320 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£10.99

An unforgettable 3,000-year-old journey – from Mesopotamian clay tablets trying to predict the future, to Tudor book-hunters and Nazi bonfires, and on into the dangers of our increasingly digital existence, Burning the Books shows how the preservation of knowledge is vital for the survival of civilization itself.

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