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Báez denuncia vínculos entre narcos y traficantes de arte

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Aqui va la nota en Ciudad Juárez:




http://www.chihuahuapost.com/notas/27044.html

Nuevo libro de Báez en España

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Una buena noticia es que vos encontrás la obra de Báez en todas las librerías de Madrid y Barcelona:




http://www.elcorteingles.es/libros/producto/libro_descripcion.asp?CODIISBN=6521107190

Destacan obra de Báez en El País de España

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Aquí va la nota sobre los saqueos en Museos a partir de una nueva obra:



Una larga colección de libros

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Ya casi finalizo mi tesis y he reunido los libros de mi colección sobre Fernando Báez. Aqui van las portadas. El más releído, je jje je, es la Historia Universal de la destrucción de libros, que ahora ha sido reeditado por Destino este 2011.

Fernando Báez' "A Universal History of the Destruction of Books": Review

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Source: Blogtrotter


This Venezuelan librarian answers what a history student, at Baghdad's university in 2003, wonders after the library's been looted of every volume: why does man destroy so many books? The book begins and ends in Iraq, where the earliest texts we have survive, only because of the flames that consumed and preserved their clay tablets. Twelve years of research results in the first "single history of their destruction" (7). Intriguingly, the author has "concluded that the more cultured a nation or a person is, the more willing each is to eliminate books under the pressure of apocalyptic myths" (18) Bibliophiles often can be biblioclasts. We all, he insists, in dividing up "us" vs. "them" negate each other, and play into censorship, exclusion, and eradication as we cannot tolerate criticism or opposition.

Translated in pithy style by Alfred MacAdam, it's a fluid and direct overview. Uruk, where the first surviving boo…