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Purity in Print: Book Censorship in America from the Gilded Age to the Computer Age (Print Culture History in Modern America) 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition
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.
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"Boyer . . . writes with insight and sophisticated wit . . . [about] the emergence of courageous and controversial publishers after World War I, the effect of Nazi book burnings, and the failure or reticence of librarians . . . to be in the anti-censorship vanguard. . . . The best literary, social, and ethical history of [book censorship in] the U.S."--Choice
"Clear, informative, and very readable. . . . An excellent and much-needed book."--Publishers Weekly--This text refers to the paperback edition.
- ASIN : B009NZHGSC
- Publisher : University of Wisconsin Press; 2 edition (1 August 2002)
- Language : English
- File size : 10230 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray for textbooks : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 519 pages
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