BANNED BOOKS- revised and enlarged by Anne Lyon Haight

BANNED BOOKS- revised and enlarged

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The ""informal notes on some books banned for various reasons at various times and in various places"" is a fascinating chronological compilation that ranges from Plato's strictures on Homer to Life Magazine and The Birth of a Baby in 1938. And successive appendices summarize salient facts concerning current trends in censorship, statements made on freedom of the press, data on the US Information Libraries, Comics, Paper bounds, and Censorship of Textbooks. An important handbook; surprisingly entertaining too.

Pub Date: Feb. 15th, 1955
Publisher: Bowker