Censorship : the search for the obscene / by Morris L. Ernst and Alan U. Schwartz ; with an introduction by Philip Scharper.

This text details the history of what, in law, has been considered obscene, pornographic, prurient, indecent, and 'dirty'. From notorious novels to naturalist movies, from sex education for juveniles to sex magazines for adults, all phases of the controversial field are covered. The role o...

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Main Authors: Ernst, Morris L. 1888-1976., Schwartz, Alan U. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Macmillan, [1964].
Series:Milestones of law series.
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Summary:This text details the history of what, in law, has been considered obscene, pornographic, prurient, indecent, and 'dirty'. From notorious novels to naturalist movies, from sex education for juveniles to sex magazines for adults, all phases of the controversial field are covered. The role of censorship, official and private, is documented in terms of actual cases, briefs, and judicial decisions.
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:xvi, 288 pages ; 21 cm.