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Press and speech freedoms in the world, from antiquity until 1998 : a chronology

Author: Louis E Ingelhart
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a year-by-year report of the efforts to free the press throughout the world. Since the American concept of free speech came from England, the early chapters place a heavy emphasis  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Chronology
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis E Ingelhart
ISBN: 0313308519 9780313308512
OCLC Number: 39335816
Description: viii, 307 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: From Antiquity to Printing: 30,000 B.C. to 1499 --
England Struggles into the Communication Age: 9 A.D. Through 1599 --
Irreverence and Newspapers: 1500 Through 1699 --
Schismatism in England: 1600 Through 1643 --
Freedom of Expression Beckons in England: 1644 Through 1699 --
Libel in England: 1700 Through 1759 --
Repression and Tyrants: 1700 Through 1799 --
Parliament and the King's Ministers: 1760 Through 1799 --
Suppression, Vice, Stamp Taxes, Blasphemy: 1800 Through 1899 --
The Nineteenth-Century Confusions: 1800 Through 1899 --
Wartime Censorship: 1900 Through 1924 --
New Tyrannies: 1925 Through 1959 --
Freedom of Expression Struggles On: 1960 Through 1979 --
A Century Ends--A Century Begins: 1980 Through 1994 --
But Tyranny Rules: 1995 to 1998 --
The Future of the World's Freedom of Expression.
Responsibility: compiled by Louis Edward Ingelhart.

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?This book is a most valuable as a handy, one-volume collection of anecdotes and one-line descriptions of many of the struggles of press and speech freedoms humankind has witnessed and endured since Read more...

 
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