Freedom of Inquiry, Supporting the Library Bill of Rights

Freedom of Inquiry, Supporting the Library Bill of Rights : Proceedings of the Conference on Intellectual Freedom, January 23-24, 1965, Washington, D. C (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Freedom of Inquiry, Supporting the Library Bill of Rights: Proceedings of the Conference on Intellectual Freedom, January 23-24, 1965, Washington, D. C Intensive campaigns have been waged by private pressure groups against books in school libraries. Parents of high school stu dents have objected to such obscene books as Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Pearl Buck's The Good Earth, and I. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. In one city Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan books were removed on the ground that Tarzan and his mate, Jane, had never married. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243200145
  • 9780243200146