Tag: History

  • What kills libraries? Governments.

    Universitätsbibliothek in Löwen / University library of Leuven, originally uploaded by Curnen. This is the Universiteitsbibliotheek in Leuven. It was a casualty of both World Wars. In 1914 the Germans destroyed the city after they were duped into thinking there was an Allied onslaught on the way. Article 247 of the Treaty of Versailles dictates […]