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Banned books : challenging our freedom to read (edition 2014)
Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read by Robert P. Doyle
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"Banned books: Challenging Our Freedom To Read provides a framework for understanding censorship and the protections guaranteed to us through the first amendment. Interpretations of the uniquely American notion of freedom of expression - and our freedom to read what we choose - are supplemented by straightforward, easily accessible information that will inspire further exploration. This updated and expanded 2014 edition features a new, streamlined design that will make this an essential reference you'll return to time and again. Contents include: Insight - the challenge of censorship; Interpretation - the first amendment, the freedom of expression, and the freedom to read; Information - first amendment timeline, court cases, glossary, bibliography, quotations and action guide; Incidents - top ten challenged books of 2013 and banned or challenged books - more than 2,000 titles listed alphabetically by author plus title, topical, and geographical indices."--Back cover of book.
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