Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds (Banned Books) by Nicholas J. Karolides

By Nicholas J. Karolides

It's and index of quite a lot of books (fiction and non fiction) that have been censored for political purposes in the course of the twentieth century. The books are offered in alphabetical order by means of its identify, the writer offers a precis of every ebook and a quick historical past of ways and why was once it censored.

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A concluding discussion focuses on the nature and extent of toil. The workweek has been drastically reduced over the last century, evidence of the acceptance of the lessened urgency of goods, of production. The attitudes toward work and leisure have also changed. Galbraith suggests that work can be made easier and more pleasant, that hours may be shortened, and that fewer people could work—the latter two related to lower production needs. In the context of the emergence of a “New Class,” for whom work is satisfying and enjoyable, offers prestige and the opportunity to apply thought to work, and does not involve toil in the ordinary labor sense, Galbraith proposes “the greatest prospect .

In 1933 in Italy, the translation was banned because of its antiwar propaganda. In the United States, in 1929, the publishers Little, Brown and Company acceded to suggestions of the Book-of-the-Month Club judges, who had chosen the novel as the club’s June selection, to make some changes; they deleted three words, five phrases, and two entire episodes—one of makeshift latrine arrangements and the other a hospital scene during which a married couple, 21 ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT separated for two years, has intercourse.

The text’s concluding chapter, “The Triumph of an Idea,” looks to the fiscal policy of the future. The author’s enthusiasm for Keynes’s doctrines is manifest both in its specific formulations and in its general “search for increased rationality in economic policy. ” CENSORSHIP HISTORY The Age of Keynes by Robert Lekachman was one of four books challenged and temporarily censored by the board of education of Roselle, New Jersey, in 1972. This event is detailed in the discussion of the affluent society by John Kenneth Galbraith.

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