[recenzja:] Andrzej Mężyński: Biblioteki Warszawy w latach 1939–1945, Warszawa 2010
A REVIEW OF: ANDRZEJ MEZYNSKI 'BIBLIOTEKI WARSZAWY W LATACH 1939-1945', WARSZAWA 2010
A review of a book which presents the history of the Warsaw library collections during the German occupation. The author describes dispersion and dislocation of libraries, confiscation and exportation and creation of new cultural institutions into which the mixed and moved collections were incorporated. He also describes the activities of Polish librarians engaged in the Polish Underground State, who sought to save endangered collections. Contribution of German librarians, who were trying to take care of property entrusted to their authority, are also described.
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