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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
1,283 words

Every year anticensorship organizations circulate lists of the most frequently challenged books from the proceeding year, and on most of

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
5,442 words

This article consists of a pair of essays by two contributors with different perspectives and interpretations of censorship. The articles

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
2,482 words

In the eighteenth century, the word censorship was used to denote all regulations on the circulation of books and ideas.

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
310 words

The control of Jewish books to make sure that they do not contain material considered by those exercising the control

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Robert E. Drechsel

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,040 words

The Supreme Court has found censorship to be an especially intolerable restriction on freedom of expression. The term censorship might

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
4,664 words

[This entry contains two subentries, on censorship in English common law and in Islamic law.]

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
6,572 words

Constraint imposed on speech, writing, or performance affected the British literary imagination from the early days of printing to the

Censorship in the American Theatre

Censorship in the American Theatre   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,780 words

Although the settlement of America coincided with the flourishing of both Jacobean and Restoration playwriting in England, the relatively small

Censorship and Repression of Peace Literature

Censorship and Repression of Peace Literature   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
3,174 words

Freedom of expression is a widely held ideal. It is considered a universal human right under the Charter of the

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M. R. D. Foot

The Oxford Companion to World War II

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003

both of the press and of post, telephone, and telegraph, is automatic in police states. It was applied with rigour

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,630 words

Although censorship in Canada of books, plays, films, and television has been relatively benign, it has been based primarily on

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
841 words

was first exercised by colonial governors. Using the English common law and legislative control of printing presses, they suppressed conduct,

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

is a seemingly inevitable concomitant of modern war, and in the twentieth century its expansion has been one of the

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
668 words

of the printed word and performing arts has been applied in varying measure and by diverse means throughout the modern

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

is strictly the review by an authority of any material before publication or dissemination, with the legal right to prevent,

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
904 words

Regardless of Australians' view of themselves as easy-going, Australia has maintained a strict regime of government control of media content

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
75 words

System whereby a government-appointed body or official claims the right to protect the public interest by influencing the release of

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

the practice of officially examining books, films, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts.

Censorship, Dramatic

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
385 words

Specific statutory provision for theatrical censorship is now rare in democratic countries, one of the last to abolish the practice being Great Britain in ...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
667 words

in Ireland has a long and complex history. Little is known of the situation prior to the 17th century, though

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