“The boat has…been for our civilization…the greatest reserve of the imagination. The ship is the heterotopia par excellence. In civilizations without boats, dreams dry up, espionage takes the place of adventure, and the police take the place of pirates" – Foucault

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Habermas' "The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere"

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The Sumerian Ashurbanipal Library


Alexandria, The Paradise of Knowledge



Tablets



Papyrus



Codexes



Lyceum, Salons, Coffee Houses



Remembering the danger of biblioclasty



"Everytime an elder passes away, a  


library is burnt down." - Elizabeth 


Kapu'uwailani Lindsey


 


Walter Mehring's "The Lost Library"



Samuel Brown's Bookmobiles, 


Wanderbibliotehken and other 


Itinerating Libraries



Public Libraries


Maps


Seasteading


Jules Verne


Floating Foundations (architecture)


Ile Flottante


                 Villa El Salvador, Peru