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Bibliocaust of Somali libraries: Retelling the Somali civil war

@inproceedings{Nur2017BibliocaustOS,
  title={Bibliocaust of Somali libraries: Retelling the Somali civil war},
  author={H. Nur},
  year={2017}
}
The aim of this paper is to identify the catastrophic activities in the context of the Somali civil war in order to classify and evaluate the destruction of libraries and archives in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia during the early 1990s. By combining literature-based evidence and personal narrative of a living witness, the research proposes a case of bibliocaust in Somalia that is evident in intentional actions that have been exercised for clan-based and political agendas. Results reveal that… Expand
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