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Censorship : a world encyclopedia

Author: Derek Jones
Publisher: London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, ©2001.
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"Censorship: A World Encyclopedia presents a comprehensive view of censorship, from Ancient Egypt to those modern societies that claim to have abolished the practice. For each country in the world, the history of censorship is described and placed in context, and the media censored are examined: art, cyberspace, literature, music, the press, popular culture, radio, television, and the theatre, not to mention the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Censorship.
London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, ©2001
(OCoLC)626506549
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Jones
ISBN: 1579581358 9781579581350
OCLC Number: 48764337
Performer(s): An article in v. 1, p. 276-278, entitled "Bowdlerization" by John B. Harer, Catawba College Library director.
Awards: Choice Outstanding AcademicTitle 2002.
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-D --
v. 2. E-K --
v. 3. L-R --
v. 4. S-Z.
Responsibility: editor, Derek Jones.
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