Liberty denied : the current rise of censorship in America.


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This book takes a critical look at the effect of censorship on American society. "[Liberty Denied] cites many cases of the sort of local censorship that is difficult to monitor," Larry McMurtry says in the introduction. It seeks out the roots of censorship, which may be fear or cultural prejudice. What comes out of these thorough studies is a panoramic view of American culture regarding freedom of information. The author reveals the links of censorship to political control as well as moral guardianship. Above all, the book ...

Liberty Denied: The Current Rise of Censorship in America 1990, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813515458

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