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Literature suppressed on political grounds

Author: Nicholas J Karolides
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, Inc., ©2011.
Series: Banned books (2011)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Throughout history, tyrants, totalitarian states, church institutions, and democratic governments alike have banned books that challenged their assumptions or questioned their activities. Political suppression also occurs in the name of security and the safeguarding of official secrets and is often used as a weapon in larger cultural or political battles. This title illustrates the extent and frequency of such  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
History
Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas J Karolides
ISBN: 9780816082315 0816082316
OCLC Number: 652743629
Description: xxvi, 695 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Works discussed in this volume : The affluent society (John Kenneth Galbraith) --
After such knowledge, what forgiveness? : my encounters with Kurdistan (Jonathan C. Randal) --
The age of Keynes (Robert Lekachman) --
All quiet on the Western front (Erich Maria Remarque) --
America in legend (Richard M. Dorson) --
American civics (William H. Hartley and William S. Vincent) --
The American pageant : a history of the republic (Thomas A. Bailey) --
Andersonville (MacKinlay Kantor) --
Animal farm (George Orwell) --
The appointment (Herta Muller) --
Areopagitica (John Milton) --
The bastard of Istanbul (Elif Shafak) --
Black boy (Richard Wright) --
Bloods : an oral history of the Vietnam War by black veterans (Wallace Terry) --
Born on the Fourth of July (Ron Kovic) --
Boss : Richard J. Daley of Chicago (Mike Royko) --
Burger's daughter (Nadine Gordimer) --
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown) --
Bus stop, Chezhan (Gao Xingjian) --
By way of deception : the making and unmaking of a Mossad officer (Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy) --
Cancer ward (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn) --
Cat's cradle (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.) --
The China lobby in American politics (Ross Y. Koen) --
The CIA and the cult of intelligence (Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks) --
Cities of salt (Abdul Rahman Munif) --
Citizen Tom Paine (Howard Fast) --
The commercial restraints of Ireland considered (John Hely-Hutchinson) --
Comparative politics today : a world view (Gabriel A. Almond, general editor) --
The corpse walker: real-life stories, China from the bottom up (Liao Yiwu) --
Cry Amandla! (June Goodwin). Das Kapital (Karl Marx) --
Daughter of earth (Agnes Smedley) --
The day they came to arrest the book (Nat Hentoff) --
Decent interval (Frank Snepp) --
Did six million really die? The truth at last (Richard Harwood) --
Doctor Zhivago (Boris Pasternak) --
The Drapier's letters (Jonathan Swift) --
A dry white season (André Brink) --
Du Pont : behind the nylon curtain (Gerard Colby Zilg) --
Fail-safe (Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler) --
Fields of fire (James Webb) --
The fragile flag (Jane Langton) --
The fugitive, Perburuan (Pramoedya Ananta Toer) --
Fugitives, Taowang (Gao Xingjian) --
Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea) --
The grapes of wrath (John Steinbeck) --
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn) --
Gulliver's travels (Jonathan Swift) --
Handbook for conscientious objectors (Robert A. Seeley, editor) --
The hoax of the twentieth century (Arthur R. Butz) --
I am the cheese (Robert Cormier) --
Inside Russia today (John Gunther) --
Inside the company : CIA diary (Philip Agee) --
In the spirit of Crazy Horse (Peter Matthiessen) --
An introduction to problems of American culture (Harold O. Rugg) --
The invisible government (David Wise and Thomas B. Ross) --
It can't happen here (Sinclair Lewis) --
Johnny got his gun (Dalton Trumbo) --
The joke, Zert (Milan Kundera) --
A journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow (Aleksandr Nikolaevich Radishchev) --
Julie of the wolves (Jean Craighead George) --
The jungle (Upton Sinclair) --
Keeping faith : memoirs of a president (Jimmy Carter). Kiss of the spider woman (Manuel Puig) --
The land and people of Cuba (Victoria Ortiz) --
Land of the free : a history of the United States (John W. Caughey, John Hope Franklin, and Ernest R. May) --
Laughing boy (Oliver La Farge) --
El libro negro de la justicia Chilena, The black book of Chilean justice (Alejandra Matus). --
The man died : prison notes of Wole Soyinka (Wole Soyinka) --
The manifesto of the Communist Party (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) --
Marxism versus Socialism (Vladimir G. Simkhovitch) --
Mein Kampf (Adolf Hitler) --
Les Misérables (Victor Hugo) --
A month and a day: a detention diary (Ken Saro-Wiwa) --
My brother Sam is dead (James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier) --
My name is Asher Lev (Chaim Potok) --
My people : the story of the Jews (Abba Eban) --
Nelson and Winnie Mandela (Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler) --
1984 (George Orwell) --
Novel without a name (Duong Thu Huong) --
Oil! (Upton Sinclair) --
One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn) --
One people, one destiny : the Caribbean and Central America today (Don Rojas) --
The open sore of a continent : a personal narrative of the Nigerian crisis (Wole Soyinka) --
Our land, our time : a history of the United States (Joseph Robert Conlin) --
Paradise of the blind (Duong Thu Huong) --
The patriot, Ha patriot (Hanoch Levin) --
The queen of the bathtut, Malkat Ambatya (Hanoch Levin) --
The politics of dispossession (Edward W. Said) --
The prince (Niccolò Machiavelli). Principles of nature (Elihu Palmer) --
Promise of America (Larry Cuban and Philip Roden) --
Report of the Siberian delegation (Leon Trotsky) --
The rights of man (Thomas Paine) --
Russia (Vernon Ives) --
Secrecy and democracy : the CIA in transition (Stansfield Turner) --
El señor presidente, The president (Miguel Angel Asturias) --
Slaughterhouse-five, or the children's crusade (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.) --
Snow (Orhan Pamuk) --
Spycatcher (Peter Wright) --
The state and revolution (Vladimir I. Lenin) --
Strong wind, Viento fuerte (Miguel Angel Asturias) --
The green pope, El papa verde (Miguel Angel Asturias) --
The struggle is my life (Nelson Mandela) --
A summary view of the rights of British America (Thomas Jefferson) --
Sylvester and the magic pebble (William Steig) --
Ten days that shook the world (John Reed) --
The things they carried (Tim O'Brien) --
This earth of mankind child of all nations (Pramoedya Ananta Toer) --
365 days (Ronald J. Glasser) --
Today's isms : communism, fascism, capitalism, socialism (William Ebenstein) --
The ugly American (William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick) --
Uncle Tom's cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe) --
United States-Vietnam relations, 1945-1967, The Pentagon papers (U.S. Department of Defense) --
Waiting (Ha Jin) --
Why are we in Vietnam? (Norman Mailer) --
A woman in Berlin : eight weeks in the conquered city (Anonymous) --
Words of conscience : religious statements on conscientious objection (A. Stauffer Curry, editor, first edition ; Shawn Perry, editor, ninth edition) --
Yangtze! Yangtze! (Dai Qing).
Series Title: Banned books (2011)
Responsibility: Nicholas J. Karolides ; preface by Ken Wachsberger.

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