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The book thieves : the Nazi looting of Europe's libraries and the race to return a literary inheritance / Anders Rydell ; translated by Henning Koch.

Author: Rydell, Anders, 1982-

ISBN:9780735221222

Imprint:New York : Viking, c2017.

Summary:An account of the Nazis' systematic pillaging of Europe's libraries, and the heroic efforts of librarians working today to return the books to their owners, explores how stolen books were used as part of a campaign to rewrite history in accordance with Third Reich views.

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Rydell, Anders, 1982-
Subject:
Book thefts -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Libraries and national socialism -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Confiscations and contributions -- Europe.