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Banned

James Cockington

Banned

Tales from the Bizarre History of Australian Obscenity

by James Cockington

  • 231 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by ABC Enterprises(Australian Broadcasting Corpo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia & New Zealand - Australia,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAustralian Broadcasting Corporation (Other Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7888905M
    ISBN 10073331502X
    ISBN 109780733315022

    With Banned Books Week coming up this month, it’s a time to commemorate our freedom to read. Book banning and censorship has long been a part of our history. Banned definition, to prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict: to ban nuclear weapons; The dictator banned all newspapers and books that criticized his regime. See more.

      “The New Jim Crow,” a best-selling book about how mass incarceration has ravaged the black community, is banned by prisons in . The Banned Books Virtual Read-Out features videos of readers exercising their First Amendment right to read a banned book. If you have any questions or would.

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Racial Issues: About and/or encouraging racism towards one or more group of people. Encouragement of "Damaging" Lifestyles: Content of book encourages. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.

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Banned Books Week will be held September 27 – October 3. (A book is “challenged” when someone tries to get it removed from a library or a school curriculum.) Books can get challenged because they.

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