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Censorship : a beginner's guide

Author: Julian Petley
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2009.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When we think of the word 'censorship', we imagine blacked out words and authoritarian political regimes of the past. However, censorship is alive and well today, and just as pervasive in capitalist democracies as repressive regimes. This book examines this topic.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petley, Julian.
Censorship.
Oxford : Oneworld, 2009
(OCoLC)971626154
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Petley
ISBN: 9781851686742 1851686746
OCLC Number: 319211327
Description: 203 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Death and destruction --
Indexes and licenses --
Seals and ratings --
Councillors and classifiers --
Blocks and filters --
Markets and moguls.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Julian Petley.

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When we think of the word censorship, we imagine blacked out words and authoritarian political regimes of the past. Offering a potted history of the phenomenon from the execution of Socrates in 399  Read more...

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"This is an important and timely book and I recommend it to anyone who thinks that censorship belongs to the pages of history." * Tribune *

 
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