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Censorship and the American library : the American Library Association's response to threats to intellectual freedom, 1939-1969

Author: Louise S Robbins
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 89.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume charts the library profession's journey from the adoption of the 1939 Library's Bill of Rights to the 1969 development of the Freedom to Read Foundation. It identifies external events  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise S Robbins
ISBN: 0313296448 9780313296444
OCLC Number: 34633329
Description: xv, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. No Bark, Very Little Bite, 1939-48 --
2. Book Banning and Witch Hunts, 1948-52 --
3. Belief Meets Practice, 1952-60 --
4. More than Lip Service, 1960-69 --
5. The Ideology of Librarians --
App. A. Time Line --
App. B. Members of the Intellectual Freedom Committee, 1940-69 --
App. C. State Intellectual Freedom Committees --
App. D. Resolutions on Loyalty Programs --
App. E. The Freedom to Read Pamphlet.
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 89.
Responsibility: Louise S. Robbins.

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Censorship and the American Library

by D.Ingolfsland (WorldCat user published 2006-05-30) Very Good Permalink
Louise Robbin’s book, Censorship and the American Library covers the time from 1939-1969 and divides the period into four subdivisions. The first time period was characterized as "No Bark, Very Little Bite" and covers the period from 1939 to 1949. During this time, the first edition of the Library Bill...
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