Diary of Saad Eskander, Director of the Iraq National Library and Archive


Subject:
Libraries & Archives by Type , War and Peace: Resources on Iraq , National Government , Reconstruction

Description:
This diary "starts in November 2006 and describes the perilous and tragic situation that the Iraq National Library and Archive [Baghdad] is operating under and which led to the institution's temporary closure at the end of that month." Browse monthly entries related to the damage the library sustained "[w]hen the Saddam regime was toppled in 2003, [and] the Iraq National Library and Archive in Baghdad was set alight and looted." From the British Library.

Publisher:
The British Library Board

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bl.uk/iraqdiary.html


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