100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature
The paperback, condensed version of the 4-volume Facts On File Banned Books Series, 100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature profiles 100 well-known, often classic works that have been harassed in one form or another throughout history and around the world for either sexual, social, political, or religious reasons. Includes 25 case histories from each volume. Each clearly written entry gives readers a summary of the work at hand, its censorship history, and suggestions for further reading.
"Celebrate the freedom to read with 100 Banned Books. What an informative and enlightening look at the issue of censorship! A must-have for all of us who enjoy the right to choose what we read."Nadine Strossen, President, American Civil Liberties Union
"100 Banned Books clears up the fog about what's been banned, when, where, and why宰rovides a panoramic view of the full scope of book banning."BookPage
"By limiting the texts under consideration to 100, the authors are able to provide highly detailed accounts of each title's censorship history in what is surely the most exhaustive single-volume reference available."Library Journal
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