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Purity in Print, 2nd Ed: Book Censorship in America from the


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Juni 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The first edition of "Purity in Print" documented book censorship in America from the 1870s to the 1930s, embedding it within the larger social and cultural history of the time. In this second edition, Boyer adds two new chapters carrying his history forward to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Portrait

Paul Boyer is the Merle Curti Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His many books include Salem Possessed (with Stephen Nissenbaum), By the Bomb's Early Light, When Time Shall Be No More, and Fallout. He is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to United States History.

Pressestimmen

"The best literary, social, and ethical history of book censorship in the U.S." - Choice "Boyer has traced the confusions, the ironies, and the sometimes humorous and sometimes tragic effects of American efforts to cope with the question of what is permissible and what is taboo in the public morality and in the printed word." - George K. Smart, American Quarterly
EAN: 9780299175849
ISBN: 0299175847
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2002
Seitenanzahl: 520 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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