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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Censorship -- United States,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

StatementJonathan Rauch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ658.U5 R38 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1731300M
ISBN 100226705757
LC Control Number92035805

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