eBook Literature Suppressed On: Political Grounds, 3rd Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1438135947
  • ISBN-13: 9781438135946
  • DDC: 363.31
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 528 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
  • Price:  Sign in for price



Throughout history, tyrants, totalitarian states, church institutions, and democratic governments alike have banned books that challenged their assumptions or questioned their activities. Political suppression also occurs in the name of security and the safeguarding of official secrets and is often used as a weapon in larger cultural or political battles. LITERATURE SUPPRESSED ON POLITICAL GROUNDS, Third Edition illustrates the extent and frequency of such censorship in nearly every form of writing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Works Discussed in this Volume.
1: The Affluent Society.
2: After Such Knowledge, what Forgiveness?—My Encounters with Kurdistan.
3: The Age of Keynes.
4: All Quiet on the Western Front.
5: America in Legend.
6: American Civics.
7: The American Pageant: A History of the Republic.
8: Andersonville.
9: Animal Farm.
10: The Appointment.
11: Areopagitica.
12: The Bastard of Istanbul.
13: Black Boy.
14: Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans.
15: Born on the Fourth of July.
16: Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago.
17: Burger’s Daughter.
18: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.
19: Bus Stop (Chezhan).
20: By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer.
21: Cancer Ward.
22: Cat’s Cradle.
23: The China Lobby in American Politics.
24: The Cia and the Cult of Intelligence.
25: Cities of Salt (Mudun Al-Milh).
26: Citizen Tom Paine.
27: The Commercial Restraints of Ireland Considered.
28: Comparative Politics Today: A World View.
29: The Corpse Walker: Real-Life Stories, China from the Bottom Up.
30: Cry Amandla!.
31: Das Kapital.
32: Daughter of Earth.
33: The Day They Came to Arrest the Book.
34: Decent Interval.
35: Did Six Million Really Die? the Truth at Last.
36: Doctor Zhivago.
37: The Drapier’s Letters.
38: A Dry White Season.
39: Du Pont: Behind the Nylon Curtain.
40: Fail-Safe.
41: Fields of Fire.
42: The Fragile flag.
43: The Fugitive (Perburuan).
44: Fugitives (Taowang).
45: Girls of Riyadh.
46: The Grapes of Wrath.
47: The Gulag Archipelago 1918–1956.
48: Gulliver’s Travels.
49: Handbook for Conscientious Objectors.
50: The Hoax of the Twentieth Century.
51: I Am the Cheese.
52: Inside Russia Today.
53: Inside the Company: Cia Diary.
54: In the Spirit of Crazy Horse.
55: An Introduction to Problems of American Culture.
56: The Invisible Government.
57: It Can’t Happen Here.
58: Johnny Got His Gun.
59: The Joke (Žert).
60: A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow.
61: Julie of the Wolves.
62: The Jungle.
63: Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President.
64: Kiss of the Spider Woman (El Beso De La Mujer Araña).
65: The Land and People of Cuba.
66: Land of the Free: A History of the United States.
67: Laughing Boy.
68: El Libro Negro De La Justicia Chilena (the Black Book of Chilean Justice).
69: The Man Died: Prison Notes of Wole Soyinka.
70: The Manifesto of the Communist Party.
71: Marxism Versus Socialism.
72: Mein Kampf.
73: Les Misérables.
74: A Month and a Day: A Detention Diary.
75: My Brother Sam is Dead.
76: My Name is Asher Lev.
77: My People: The Story of the Jews.
78: Nelson and Winnie Mandela.
79: 1984.
80: Novel Without a Name.
81: Oil!.
82: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.
83: "One People, One Destiny: The Caribbean and Central America Today".
84: The Open Sore of a Continent: A Personal Narrative of the Nigerian Crisis.
85: "Our Land, Our Time: A History Of The United States".
86: Paradise of the Blind.
87: The Patriot (Ha Patriot).
88: The Queen of the Bathtub (Malkat Ambatya).
89: The Politics of Dispossession.
90: The Prince.
91: Principles of Nature.
92: Promise of America.
93: Report of the Siberian Delegation.
94: The Rights of Man.
95: Russia.
96: Secrecy and Democracy: The Cia in Transition.
97: El Señor Presidente (the President).
98: Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children’S Crusade.
99: Snow.
100: Spycatcher.
101: The State and Revolution.
102: Strong Wind (Viento Fuerte).
103: The Green Pope (El Papa Verde).
104: The Struggle is My Life.
105: A Summary View of the Rights of British America.
106: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble.
107: Ten Days that Shook the World.
108: The Things They Carried.
109: This Earth of Mankind.
110: Child of All Nations.
111: 365 Days.
112: Today’s Isms: Communism, Fascism, Capitalism, Socialism.
113: The Ugly American.
114: Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
115: United States–Vietnam Relations, 1945–1967 (The Pentagon Papers).
116: The Vaněk Plays.
117: Waiting.
118: Why are We in Vietnam?.
119: A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City.
120: Words of Conscience: Religious Statements on Conscientious Objection.
121: Yangtze! Yangtze!.
Biographical Profiles.
Works Discussed in the Other Volumes of This Series.