The Destruction of the Iraqi National Library

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 21, 2003

See Burn a Country’s Past and You Torch Its Future: “Do libraries really matter for a nation’s sense of its self? Evidently Iraqis felt the destruction of their national library, archives and museum in the past week as a loss of their connection to a collective past, something like a national memory.”

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