A chronological representation of the history of the book : mediumaevum:
Major historical events are also recorded to place books in their context.
Created by one of my favorite bloggers dijstelberge
Tweet Why the incedeniary video above? It goes to the heart of the Florence Agreement, and the lessons of history it aimed to propagate: that after the Dark Age of Fascism, and its book burnings and lists of forbidden titles, and after the destruction of libraries and schools during the War, there oughtn’t to be …
Tweet My column tomorrow will be on Robin Hemley’s latest Dispatch from Manila, as published in Timothy McSweeny’s Internet Tendency. It details the months-long embargo on book importations that resulted from the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s discovering it could reinterpret international treaties with impunity, until booksellers, faced with escalating storage costs, cried uncle and surrendered …
Tweet This will be my only entry for the rest of this week, as I have to clear the decks and prepare for Asia on the Edge in Singapore this weekend. If you’re there, you may want to attend some of the Thought Leaders activities. The news has now shifted from the killing of impeachment …
Tweet Manuel and Aurora by Manuel L. Quezon III, among the Baler, Aurora Book Excerpts Online @ Aurora.ph. FEROCIOUS STORMS, treacherous undertows, bounty and tragedy: these are the characteristics of the sea that walls in Baler with water on one side. Near-impenetrable lushness, seemingly inexhaustible resources, at times sinister remoteness: these are, the characteristics, …