Censorship: A World Encyclopedia

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Derek Jones
Routledge, 2001 - Reference - 2950 pages
"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 censorship of language, the most fundamental censorship of all. Also included are surveys of major controversies and chronicles of resistance. Censorship will be an essential reference work for students of the many subjects touched by censorship and for all those who are interested in the history of and contemporary fate of freedom of expression."--Publisher's description.
 

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Contents

Foreword
vii
Editors Note
xi
Contributors
xix
Alphabetical List of Entries
xxv
Entries by Category
xxxix
A World Encyclopedia AZ
1
Index
2727
Notes on Advisers and Contributors
2851
Photographic Acknowledgements
2891
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About the author (2001)

Derek Jones began his career in the woodworking industry as an apprentice to a cabinetmaker, learning on the job the meticulous skills needed for fine furniture making. He later took on his own furniture commissions and is now the editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking magazine. Derek is also the author of "French Polishing" and "Bird, Bee & Bug Houses".

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