Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack – Richard Ovenden

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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 on a 3000-year journey through the destruction of knowledge and the fight against all the odds to preserve it.