Libraries are not for burning: international librarianship and the recovery of the destroyed heritage of Bosnia-Herzegovina

@inproceedings{Riedlmayer1996LibrariesAN,
  title={Libraries are not for burning: international librarianship and the recovery of the destroyed heritage of Bosnia-Herzegovina},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Riedlmayer},
  year={1996}
}
In the past three years, the cultural heritage of Bosnia-Herzegovina has suffered major destruction. The result is what a Council of Europe report has called a cultural catastrophe. Historic architecture (including 1200 mosques, 150 churches, 4 synagogues and over 1000 other monuments of culture), works of art, as well as cultural institutions (including major museums, libraries, archives and manuscript collections) have been systematically targeted and destroyed. The losses include not only… CONTINUE READING