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

Richard Ovenden

'A stark and important warning about the value of knowledge . . . Vital reading for this day and age' PETER FRANKOPAN

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Burning the Books
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Burning the Books

Richard Ovenden

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...

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

Richard Ovenden

'A stark and important warning about the value of knowledge . . . Vital reading for this day and age' PETER FRANKOPAN

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Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge
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Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge

Richard Ovenden

Libraries preserve the knowledge and ideas on which rights depend; no wonder they are so often attacked. Richard Ovenden tells the history of this deliberate destruction of knowledge-from library burnings to digital attacks and...

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The Technological Study of Books and Manuscripts as Artefacts: Research questions and analytical solutions
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The Technological Study of Books and Manuscripts as Artefacts: Research questions and analytical solutions

David Howell, Sarah Neate, Richard Ovenden, AM Pollard

The introduction to this collection of papers is entitled the book as material object , which effectively outlines its contents. The main themes encompass analysis techniques for the various material components of manuscripts,...

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