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The Burning of the Library of Congress in the 1800s

While the War of 1812 raged in America, the British Army attacked and burned down the Library of Congress. Historian Richard Ovenden explains the motivations for the British to burn down their enemy’s library.
Found by Michelle KrasovitskiMichelle Krasovitski
From the podcast New Books in Literary Studies
Found by Michelle KrasovitskiMichelle Krasovitski
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    Banned & Burned Books: Knowledge Is Power
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