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ERIC Number: EJ552559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9769
The Destruction of a Great Library: China's Loss Belongs to the World.
Davis, Donald G.; Huanwen, Cheng
American Libraries, v28 n9 p60-62 Oct 1997
Relates the history of the destruction of China's Hanlin academy library during the Boxer Uprising. Topics include a historical background; Western interests at the time; efforts to replace some missing volumes; contents of the library; and the meaning of the loss of cultural treasures and written heritage. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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