Purity in print : book censorship in America from the Gilded Age to the Computer Age / Paul S. Boyer

Author(s): Boyer, Paul S
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Subjects: Censorship--United States--History
Obscenity (Law)--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2002
Series: Print culture history in modern America
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xxviii, 466 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; cm
Notes: LCCN: 2002001066
ISBN: 0299175847 (paper : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The vice societies in the nineteenth century -- The vice societies in the Progressive Era -- The First World War -- The first postwar clash-1918-22 -- The "Clean Books" crusade -- The latter 1920s -- "Banned in Boston" -- The onslaught against federal censorship -- The thirties -- The shifting rhythms of censorship from the 1950s to the 1970s -- 1980 to the present : symbolic crusades, embattled libraries, feminist interventions, new technologies
OCLC Number: 49551897
ISBN/ISSN: 0299175847