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  1. Books for Burning
    Between Civil War and Democracy in 1970s Italy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
  2. Burning History in San Salvador
    Destruction of Historical and Human Rights Archives

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    On Thursday, Nov. 14, three armed men broke into the offices of Pro-Búsqueda. The attack on Pro-Búsqueda was not a random crime. We should be worried about what is happening in El Salvador.
  3. Dismantling of Fishery Library 'Like a Book Burning,' Say Scientists
    Harper government shuts down 'world class' collection on freshwater science and protection

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    The Harper government has dismantled one of the world's top aquatic and fishery libraries as part of its agenda to reduce government as well as limit the role of environmental science in policy decision-making.
  4. Fanning the flames of intolerance
    The burning of books -- an ultimate form of control and condemnation

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    A historical overview of book burnings by political and religious regimes.
  5. 451 at Zuccotti Park
    "Where man starts by burning books he ends up by burning people."

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    The books at Zuccotti Park were hauled away in dumpsters belonging to the sanitation department. The pretext of the destruction was "cleaning" the park which, the Mayor said, was filled with "filth". This is the rhetoric of Mein Kampf.
  6. List of destroyed libraries
    Wikipedia article

    Resource Type: Article
    Libraries have been deliberately or accidentally destroyed or badly damaged. Sometimes a library is purposely destroyed as a form of cultural cleansing.
  7. Lost Memory: Libraries and Archives destroyed in the Twentieth Century
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1996
    This document lists major disasters that have destroyed or caused irreparable damage during the 20th century to libraries and archives, whether written of audio-visual.
  8. The Prosecution of War Crimes for the Destruction of Libraries and Archives during Times of Armed Conflict
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2005

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